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FINGER RING

Unique ID: PAS-C2D4F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The ring is of polygonal faceted form. The long bezel facet is set with a small oval carnelian with a flat table, bearing an engraved hare crouching to the left.
Dimensions and metal content:
Internal diameter: 13 x 17mm; weight: 5.2g. X-ray fluorescence analysis conducted at the British Museum indicated an approximate silver content of 91 per cent.

Notes:

BM treasure find

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Ascribed Culture:

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 5.2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th September 2001

Personal details

Identified by: CM Johns
Secondary identifier: Ralph Jackson

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: PEE 104

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Fulbourn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Current location: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: Wednesday 9th July 2003
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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