The original function of this terminal is not clear, it may have been an elaborate head from a pin, a stylus or a decorative hanging bobble for a rich garment, but it indicates the high status of the owner.
Anglo-Saxon terminal by Unknown Artist, 850900
© Market Hall Museum
- Gold and niello
- 2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Diameter is 10 mm.
Found near the Stratford Road, Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire.
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