This is an excavated group of 57 Viking silver beads or hair rings, dating to the 10th - 11th century. The beads appear to cut from a coin or sheet of silver, these could be threaded through plaited hair or worn as spacer beads in amber or jet.
OBJECT: Bead or Hair Rings group
CULTURE: Scandinavian Viking
DATE: c. 10th - 11th century A.D.
SIZE: 11mm (largest) 3mm (smallest)
WEIGHT: 6.8 grams total
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection.
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