A finger ring imitating Viking design found near Claxby, Lincolnshire. (c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 2.0
Imitation Finger Ring (NLM-D675CA)
A finger ring imitating Viking design found near Claxby, Lincolnshire
This finger ring bears stamped decoration imitating the Scandinavian ring and dot pattern which is bordered by incised crossing diagonals of a saltire. The ring- and dot-style of decoration was briefly adopted by inhabitants of Anglo-Saxon settlements such as Cottam in Yorkshire and Flixborough in Lincolnshire.