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TITLE
Arm ring
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P584
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31621
KEYWORDS
Vikings
rings
jewellery
decorations
ornaments
patterns
crafts
Arm ring

This arm ring, or ankle ring, is of a penannular shape. 'Penannular' means almost having the form of a ring. The ring is decorated with triangles. Each triangle has three dots within it.

These kinds of rings are the most common personal artefacts found from the Viking period.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Arm ring

Vikings; rings; jewellery; decorations; ornaments; patterns; crafts

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This arm ring, or ankle ring, is of a penannular shape. 'Penannular' means almost having the form of a ring. The ring is decorated with triangles. Each triangle has three dots within it.<br /> <br /> These kinds of rings are the most common personal artefacts found from the Viking period.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'