Drawing of a Mystery Item

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This is a drawing of a gilded, copper alloy object that was clearly affixed to something else. The gilding shows that it was high status but its function remains a mystery.

Object Type

Unknown

Date

circa 850 — 1050

Style

  • Pre-Romanesque

Ascribed Culture

  • Viking

Material

  • Copper alloy
  • Gilded

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

copper_alloy, gilded, Leicestershire, unknown

Further information

Acknowledgements

Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme