1) A hollow cast mount in a pyramidal form with eight triangles on each face with niello-inlaid recesses inbetween.

Five of the triangles are gilded and the mount is set with a square-cut malachite at the apex (illustrated). 2) The ring has a punched decoration with triangular designs around the edges and thunder signs around the median.

Provenance

Discovered by a metal detector user, declared Treasure in 2003.


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