Mystery Item

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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

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Keywords

copper_alloy, gilded, Leicestershire, unknown

Further information

Acknowledgements

(c) Wendy Scott, CC BY 2.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme