Ring-headed Pin (2004-311-sf245)
A ring-headed pin from Ingleby, Derbyshire
This ring-headed pin was uncovered in a cremation burial which was generally unfurnished and containing little evidence. This type of pin was fairly common throughout the Viking Age and was used to hold a cloak around one’s body.
- circa 700 — 1100
- Viking Objects
- Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- burial mound, cemetery, copper_alloy, cremation, Derby_Museums, Derbyshire, jewellery, pin
You can see the original at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.
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(c) Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Richards, Julian D., et al. ‘Excavations at the Viking Barrow Cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire., The Antiquaries Journal 84 (2004), 23-116.
Jecock, M., L. Richmond, C. Tuck and J. D. Richards, ‘The viking barrow cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire,’ Medieval Archaeology 39 (1995), 51-70.
Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.