Sheet metal fragments

Title

Sheet metal fragments

Subject

Archaeology

Description

National Museums of Scotland, inventory no. FC 179.
Sheet metal fragments -- Gilded copper embossed strip, embossed sheet with arcaded vine pattern, embossed and chased sheet and gilded copper fragments from 5 bosses. Possibly fragments of a shrine or alter cross, as reconstructed here. Discovered in an unknown location in Dumfriesshire prior to 1905. Dated to the second half of the eighth century.
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Creator

National Museums of Scotland

Date

750-800

Files

Sheet metal fragments

Citation

National Museums of Scotland, “Sheet metal fragments,” Woruldhord, accessed October 22, 2021, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/626.

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