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Vessel metal / bowl


Shallow bowl of silver, with flat base, decorated with lines of dots, the upper zone with T-shaped panels, the lower zone of radiating ovals, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 750 - 825 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 272



Object name

Vessel metal / bowl


750 - 825



Physical description

Shallow; flat base; decorated by lines of dots; upper zone has T-shaped panels alternately inverted; lower zone has radiating ovals; base outlined and divided into four panels, each filled with an angular spiral

Collection place(s)

St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe


  • The St Ninian's Isle Treasure (04 Jul 2008 - 13 Oct 2008)
    Shetland Museum and Archives

  • 26 Treasures in the National Museum of Scotland (01 Dec 2011 - 29 Jan 2012)
    World Wide Web

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Canmore Site Record

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