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Gold mount, not Anglo-Saxon?

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:51 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Circular sheet gold ornament, diam. 2.6cm. Decorated in repoussé with a central boss and eight similar bosses arranged in circle around it. A double ring of repoussé dots around central boss and around rim, and lines of dots between subsidiary bosses. Pierced at opposite sides of rim by pairs of holes crudely punched through from back. Good yellow gold.

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Unknown

Object ID

M6220

Catalogue Number

M 6220

Material

gold (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; gold) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

miscellaneous mount (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; ornament) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Category ID

misc

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