MHG9472 - C1 AD Ring, Lairg


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Roman - 550 BC to 215 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possibly late 1st century AD bronze ring of bezelled loop form, from Lairg (NC 585 064) is in Dunrobin Castle Museum (Acc. No. X 66). The form of the ring shows Roman influence, but the triskelar bezel decoration is of Celtic derivation.
M Simpson 1973; Information from TS of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall, 1966.

The NMS catalogue lists an electrotype of this ring. The original ring is described as having a flat circular bezel with three settings for enamel, now missing, with most of hoop missing and with triskele decoration. Acc. No. FA 110. <1>

The ring was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. X66. It is on display in case 24, shelf C. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5850 0640 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

Finds (1)

  • FINGER RING (Late Iron Age - 2 AD to 560 AD)

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