Ormsby Mount by Medieval

Rectangular form with projecting terminals in form of two frontally facing heads, each with slit mouth, bulbous eyes and arched eyebrows, framed by centrally parted hair in twisted strands, two 'curls' on the shoulders.


Copper alloy Dimensions: 5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:
G Taylor

Pierced twice for attachment.


Found in Ormsby, Lincolnshire; Christie's 1999, not sold.

Venue details

The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire Danes Terrace, LINCOLN Lincolnshire LN2 1LP 01522 550990 www.thecollectionmuseum.com

Entry details

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