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Disc

Description

Gilt, chip-carved bronze disc, from Valtos, Uig, Lewis, 800 - 900 AD

Museum reference

X.IL 378

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Disc

Date

9th century

Materials

Bronze, Gold

Physical description

Bronze; circular

Collection place(s)

Valtos, Uig, Lewis, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.

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