Record Details

NHER Number:5875
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon silver finger ring


At an unspecified date a Late Saxon silver finger ring was found somewhere in Thetford.

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Full description

9th - 10th century twisted silver finger ring (?burnt) 1.9cm (0.75in) diameter with plait of three wires.
See (S1).
Held by Ashmolean Museum, formerly part of the Warren and Evans Collections.
Same as silver ring in (S2)? Not looked up.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FINGER RING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Thetford.
<S1>Publication: 1930. B. F. A. Club. p.24.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1853. Proceedings of the Association. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. First Series Vol IX pp 72-122. p 73.

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