Gold finger ring by Unknown Artist

Plain hoop ring of triangular section with inlaid inscription on the outer faces.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter 2.4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The inscription has both a religious and tallismanic nature, and reads 'AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENA DOMI' and 'IESUS NAZARENUS REX IUDEOUM' (sic).

Provenance

Found by a metal detectorist in Lackford, West Suffolk, November 2002; declared Treasure.

Venue details

Moyse's Hall Museum West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, Cornhill, BURY ST EDMUNDS Suffolk IP33 1DX 01284 706 183 www.weststow.org

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.30)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 4pm
Last entry one hour before closing

Closed Bank Holidays

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