Gold Ring by Unknown Artist

A gold ring, bearing a Medusa head with a Lombardic inscription running round it 'X S : SECRETI : ADE : NOVIFORI +'.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £150)
Acquired in:
1953
Vendor:
Spink & Son

The owner, Adam of Newmarket, lived in the reign of Henry III (1216-1272).

Provenance

Found Shepreth, Cambs, in 1940

Venue details

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Downing Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 3DZ 01223 333516 www.maa.cam.ac.uk

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