Stud Caps on stone wristguards

Stud caps formed of tightly-fitted sheet-gold; studs have projecting top and vary in profile from regular dome to uneven 'hammered' profile.

The stud caps are found on stone wristguard which is sub-rectangular with slight waisting and slightly concave ends. There are nine perforations drilled at either end where the stud and stud caps are located.

Dating and areas of discovery

Date: circa 2500 BC - 2000 BC
Distribution: England


Stone wrist guard with gold studs BM1975,0901.3

Stone wrist guard with studs


  • Woodward et al. in press