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Record ID: PAS-65EFCE
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment from a Roman copper-alloy finger-ring consisting of the bezel and shoulders. The bezel is circular with an engraved border on its upper surface. It may have been recessed to take enamel, which is now heavily decayed. The shoulders of the hoop emerge from the reverse of the bezel. The hoop has a flat rectangular cross-section. The shoulders are both truncated, one below the bezel, the other not far beyond. The hoop has a shallow curve in profile. The fragment measures 16.8mm in length by 13.0mm wide at the bezel by 4.1mm thick at the bezel. It is up to 7.3mm 'high' and we…
Created on: Thursday 19th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th October 2015
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Record ID: SOM-EAD7B0
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Roman copper alloy finger ring with black glass intaglio. The bezel is widened and flattened; the shoulders are also relatively wide before tapering to a thin hoop around half way down the sides (min. W.: 2.8mm). There are some abrasions to the edges of the hoop and a recess formed through corrosion on the underside of the bezel. The bezel is very slightly raised in around the setting. The intaglio is bevelled externally leaving a flat oval central zone with design set in. The design (on the intaglio) is of a human figure, probably female, seated left and turned to the view…
Created on: Friday 3rd October 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingsdon CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CAE9E4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure case 2013 T813: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Fragment of Roman silver finger ring which has been broken at the shoulders with the hoop missing. The fragment is a flat oval in section with only slightly convex external and internal faces and rounded edges. The bezel is oval, thicker and wider than the hoop or shoulders and flat on top. It is not stepped up in thickness above the shoulders and is only defined by indented triangles at each corner running in from each edge. Any engraved decoration on the bezel is now illegible. The fragment narrows gradually and…
Created on: Monday 2nd December 2013
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-1C6BB5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An extremely corroded and incomplete probable finger-ring of Roman date. The object appears to consist of a thickened bezel of rectangular form, rounded at the top from the ends of which extend shoulders and hoop in a continuous curve. The hoop has broken around halfway down each side with the truncated remains abraded to a point on both sides. The hoop is broadly D-shaped in cross-section, with a flat internal surface (int. dia.: c. 19.2mm). A dark-green patina survives in small patches, particularly on the underside of the bezel. Elsewhere the object is highly corroded with a green …
Created on: Thursday 12th September 2013
Last updated: Monday 2nd June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Broadhembury CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8F3994
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy finger-ring with integral key dating to the earlier Roman period. The hoop is broadly circular and D-shaped in cross-section, being flat internally (int. dia.: 17.2mm max.). There are no shoulders as such and the bezel is only slightly thicker than the hoop. As with such artefacts the bit protrudes at right angles to the bezel such that the key element lay flat on the finger. The bit begins with a trapezoidal base that is decorated with a pair of transverse grooves. Above this is a recess each side to a narrow waist before the main sub-triangular upper element. The tria…
Created on: Monday 12th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 24th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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