The Minster Lovell Jewel

Title

The Minster Lovell Jewel

Subject

Archaeology

Description

Ashmolean Museum inventory no. AN1869.20.
Gold, enamel. L. 3.1cm, max D. 2.3cm. c.850-900.
Sheet gold socketed fitting decorated with gold filigree consisting of straight, beaded and twisted wire. Fitting is topped with applied gold and enamel cloisonné setting with double cross design. The projecting cylinder has holes for attaching a rod of wood or ivory for use as an aestel or pointer.
For more information visit http://www.ashmolean.org/ash/objectofmonth/2005-04/relobjects.htm

Creator

Ashmolean Museum

Date

850-900

Files

The Minster Lovell Jewel

Citation

Ashmolean Museum, “The Minster Lovell Jewel,” Woruldhord, accessed September 18, 2020, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/631.

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