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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: NMGW-9A96E6
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Silver bezel of a finger ring containing an orangey-red, cornelian, intaglio. The edge of the bezel is decorated by a line of triangles running round its bottom edge and the back by an engraved floral pattern. The intaglio depicts a winged male figure, probably Cupid, a large bunch of grapes and an animal, probably a hare. The intaglio would appear to be Roman, depicting Cupid, a bunch of grapes and a hare. The same combination can be seen on an intaglio from Bath (Henig 1978, 200 no.113) where cupid is holding a bunch of grapes and a hare is jumping up to reach it. On the present int…
Created on: Wednesday 4th February 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 6th July 2011
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Record ID: NMGW351
Object type: TROUGH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Basin or trough - the small size of the basin suggests that it may have been used to collect water from a hand pump. Crudely carved out from a piece of local stone - possibly a Presili 'bluestone'. It contains a drainage hole on the side and has been truncated. Probably 18th or 19th century
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW357
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Stone ball. Diameter 33mm. The function of the ball is uncertain; however, it is possibly a baking ball used to hold down empty pastry cases to stop them rising in the oven. Dating is problematic but if it is a baking ball then it may be relatively recent in date.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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