Bullae

Pendants made from a piece of sheet gold shaped like a double D, which has been folded over at the centre to form the suspension tube. The bullae are decorated with geometric patterns.

Dating and areas of discovery

Date: circa 1150 BC - 750 BC
Distribution: Ireland

Example

Gold bulla BM 1874,0303.8

Decorated gold foil-covered pendant (bulla), hollow, with engraved lines.

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