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Chain

Description

Early Medieval chain of double rings of silver with penannular terminal ring engraved with one of the symbols of the sculptured stones, from Parkhill, Aberdeenshire, 400 - 600 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 147

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Chain

Date

5th - 8th century

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; of double rings; penannular terminal ring engraved with one of the symbols of the sculptured stones

Collection place(s)

Parkhill, New Machar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Scotland's Early Silver (13 Oct 2017 - 25 Feb 2018)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Celts (10 Mar 2016 - 25 Sep 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Celts: Art and Identity (24 Sep 2015 - 31 Jan 2016)
    British Museum

  • The Kingdoms of the Northern Picts (20 Jan 2015 - 31 May 2015)
    The Old Town House

On display

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