Decorated Scandinavian Viking Beard / Hair Ring

Code: 10886

£130.00
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This is a wonderful Scandinavian bronze beard ring, dating to the 10th - 12th century A.D. It is formed as a round bead, not of a penannular form. The body is decorated with wirework in the form of a coiling serpent, in a spiral arrangement. It has survived in good excavated condition with a nice apple green patina. 

OBJECT: Beard Ring

CULTURE: Viking

DATE: c.10th - 12th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Bronze

SIZE: 10mm x 10mm 

WEIGHT: 0.87 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Ireland

Decorated Scandinavian Viking Beard / Hair Ring