Gold Stamped Finger Ring

A gold stamped finger ring found in Newark, Nottinghamshire

A gold finger ring decorated with two rows of interlocking stamped triangles with triple pellets in each. The stamped decoration is typical of Viking jewellery of the late 9th-10th centuries.

Object Type

Ring

Date

circa 850 — 1000

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

The British Museum, London

Keywords

gold, jewellery, Newark, Nottinghamshire, ring, stamped, Viking

Further information

You can see the original at The British Museum, London.

This object is related to Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Find out about Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Acknowledgements

(c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme