MHG4101 - Gold Ring, Fladda Chuain
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (CULTURE 800; CULTURE 1300; , Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)
- None recorded
Centred 36 81.
In the NMAS (Cat. No. FE 31-1851) is a Viking gold finger-ring of entwined gold rods from Fladda-Chuain, exhibited with a hoard of similar rings from the Isle of Bute.
S Grieg 1940.
Fine example of plaited gold finger-ring dating to late Viking Age, probably 11th century, found in a peat-moss c. 1851. It is composed of 8 plaited gold rods, linked by a lozenge-shaped plate.(Graham-Campbell 1995). This is one of three late Viking Age/Norse gold rings from Skye.
Graham-Campbell, James 1995. The Viking Age Gold and Silver of Scotland, no. S3, pp. 154, plate 73b. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 3599 8099 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
- RING (Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)
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External Links (2)
- http://nms.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-100-036-489-C& (Link to NMS online collections database)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11215 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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