Record Details

NHER Number:8899
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman silver thumb ring

Summary

At some time prior to 1852 a Roman thumb ring was found in Wicklewood. It was made from silver and set with an onyx intaglio, possibly of the god Mercury.

Images - none

Location

Parish:WICKLEWOOD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Pre 1852. Unprovenanced from parish.
Silver thumb ring with onyx intaglio, possibly of Mercury.
Exhibited to British Archaeological Association on 26 March 1852 by J. Warren of Ixworth (find formerly held by Francis of Wymondham).
See (S1) and (S2).
Card by R. R. Clarke (NCM).

References not checked.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • GEMSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: 1853. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. vol.VIII p.159.
<S2>Serial: 1855. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. vol.XI p.79.

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