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Strap end


Gilt bronze strap end with Ringerike decoration, from Jarlshof, Shetland, 1000 - 1100

Museum reference

X.HSA 864



Object name

Strap end


11th century


Gilt bronze

Physical description

Bronze, gilt; lozenge shape; rivet in each corner, two rivets in corner of wider upper end; Ringerike style decoration on both faces

Collection place(s)

Jarlshof, Sumburgh, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe


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

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