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Chain

Description

Massive Pictish silver chain consisting of nineteen pairs of circular rings with a single ring at one end, from Traprain Law, 400 - 800 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 248

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Chain

Date

5th - 8th century

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; nineteen pairs of circular rings; single ring at one end

Collection place(s)

Traprain Law, East Lothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

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

  • Scottish Gold (14 Mar 2014 - 15 Jun 2014)
    Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

On display

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