- Art Funded
- Various dimensions
- Art Fund grant
- £930 (Total: £3,750)
- Joseph Mandel
The jewellery is exquisitely carved and includes a Lion pendant, an articulated necklace and bracelet, hairpins, an armlet, and the Medusa Pendant, described as 'the finest found in Britain'. The collection illustrates the adornment of a wealthy lady of Late Roman Britain, and is likely to have been a votive deposit. Jet is a form of petrified wood and was collected at Whitby in Yorkshire.
Excavated in 1972 in Chelmsford; on permanent display at Chelmsford Museum since 1991.
Mon – Thu, 10am – 5pm
Fri, 10am – 5pm (school holidays only)
Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun, 1pm – 4pm Closed 25 – 26 Dec, Fri during school term