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Chain

Description

Early Medieval massive chain of double rings of silver found in digging the Caledonian Canal, near Inverness, 400 - 600 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 148

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Chain

Date

5th - 8th century

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; double rings; without terminal ring

Collection place(s)

Caledonian Canal, Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

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

  • Fonn's Duthchas: Land and Legacy (13 Jan 2007 - 01 Dec 2007)
    Highland Museums, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
    National Museums of Scotland
    Museum nan Eilean

References

Inverness Journal, 1 January 1808

On display

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