Although the ring appears to be made from striped yellow and pale gold, analysis has revealed the gold was skillfully applied over a base metal core.


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

Hull and East Riding Museum

36 High Street, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 1NQ
01482 613902

Opening times

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

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