Anglo-Saxon terminal by Unknown Artist

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.

Details

Medium:
Gold and niello
Dimensions:
2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Diameter is 10 mm.

Provenance

Found near the Stratford Road, Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire.

Venue details

Market Hall Museum Market Place, WARWICK Warwickshire CV34 4SA 01926 412500 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

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