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Double Spiral Ring

  Buranelli, Francesco and Maurizio Sannibale, editors.  ETRUSCAN TREASURES FROM THE CINI-ALLATA COLLECTION.  Crisalide, Rome, 2004.  ISBN 8888540016.  Page 110, item 142.   

Double Spiral Bracelet

Sarmatian, North Black Sea coast, 2nd century. BCE-2nd century CE.   Village of Davidovka, accidental find.  Grivna (gold and semi-precious stones) and other gold objects.
http://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/museums/gim/sarmatian.html

Celtic, made of bronze, dated to about the 1st century AD.

 

C Bracelet

  Bergen C., Ph. D., and M. J. L. Th. Niekus, M. A. and V. T. van Vilsteren, M. A. (eds.).    The Mysterious Bog People.  Zwolle, NL;  Waanders Printers,  2005.  ISBN 90 400 9663 5 NUGI 644.  Page 73 – Melz II Hoard, late Bronze Age (1300 – 500 BCE), Lorup, Germany.  Two C Bracelets, one bracelet is plain, the other has rings at the ends.  

Bland, Roger, and Lisa Voden-Decker (eds.).  Treasure Annual Report 2000.  London; Department for Culture, Media and Sport, July 2002.  Pages 13-14 and pages 16-18.  http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/treasure_2000_120.pdf

  Graham-Campbell, James.  Viking-Age Gold & Silver of Scotland (Ad 850-1100) .  Edinburgh; National Museums of Scotland, 1995.  ISBN 0948636629.   

  Nicholson, Susan M. MA.  Catalogue of the Prehistoric Metalwork in the Merseyside County Museums.  Liverpool; Wood Westworth & Co Ltd, St Helens, 1980.  ISBN 0906367026.  

 

  Ancient Gold: The Wealth of the Thracians
Marazov, Ivan, General Editor.  Ancient Gold: The Wealth of the Thracians Treasures from the Republic of Bulgaria Harry N Abrams, Inc Publishers.  1997  ISBN 0-8109-1992-3.  Page 201 - Decorated ends with beads.Page 205 - Torc with pain ends - begining of the 4th century BC.  Page 206 - Decorated ends - beginning of the 5th century BC.
 

  The Vale of York Hoard (Objects in Focus)

Williams, Gareth and Barry Ager.  The Vale of York Hoard, The British Museum Press.  2010.  ISBN 978-0-7141-1818-5

Ogden, Jack.  Jewellery (Intelligent Layman's). London, Thornton house, 2006. ISBN 0947798358.  Page 62  Bracelets, Sumerian, circa 2100 BC.  Page 91 Gold Neck Rings, British, Middle to Late Bronze Age ca 1100-800 BC 

 

 

 

Overlapping C Bracelet

  Stead, Ian.  Celtic Art: In Britain before the Roman Conquest.  Cambridge;  Harvard University Press, 1996.  ISBN 0674104722. Page 42.     

  James, Simon and Valery Rigby. Britain and the Celtic Iron Age. London; British Museum Press, 1997. ISBN 0 7141 2306 4.  Page 23 - A selection of jewelry worn by women and girls in the 4th and 3rd centuries BC.  One of the items is a bronze overlapping C bracelet.  Diameter about 60 mm, overlapping portion about 10 mm.  

 

Bronze Overlapping C Bracelet - 323 BC - 256 AD - Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos - 1.1 x 0.5 x 4.3 cm
http://ecatalogue.art.yale.edu/detail.htm?objectId=86945 - accessed June 2011
http://discover.odai.yale.edu/ydc/Record/1935911 - accessed June 2011

Silver Overlapping C Bracelet - 323 BC - 256 AD - Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos - 5.3 x 5.9 x .08 cm
http://ecatalogue.art.yale.edu/detail.htm?objectId=64572 - accessed June 2011
http://discover.odai.yale.edu/ydc/Record/1932915 - accessed June 2011

Neckring with Ringed Ends

Bland, Roger, and Lisa Voden-Decker (eds.).  Treasure Annual Report 2000.  London; Department for Culture, Media and Sport, July 2002.  Pages 13-14.  http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/treasure_2000_120.pdf

 

S Link Chain and Folded Dangles

S Link Chain

  Dersin, Denise (ed.).  What Life Was Like Among Druids And High Kings (Celtic Ireland AD 400-1200).  Alexandria, Virginia;  Time Life Books, 1998.  ISBN 0783554559.  Page 90 - S link chain made from flat metal instead of round wire - connected end to end.  

  Egan, Geoff and Frances Pritchard.  Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London).  Great Britain, St Edmundsbury Press Limited; 2002.  ISBN 0850058390.  Page 318 – 320  - Flat S link chain joined in a different manner.  

  Fitzhugh, William W. and Elizabeth Ward (ed.).  Vikings : The North Atlantic Saga.  Washington DC;  Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.    ISBN 1560989955.  Page 179 – Flat S link chain joined end to end.  

  Hall, Richard.  The Viking Dig : The Excavations at York.   London, The Bodley Head; 1984.  ISBN 0371308212.  Page 109 – Scales with S link chain.   

  McManus, Jason (ed.) for Time-Life Books.  Fury of the Northmen: Time Frame, Ad 800-1000. Alexandria, VA;  Time-Life Books, 1988.  ISBN 080946425.  Page 72 – 90 degree S link chain joined end to end.   

Addyman, PV, General Editor.  The Archaeology of York Volume 17/14 : The Small Finds.  Council for British Archaeology, 2000.  ISBN 978-187445452.  Page 2559 - S Link scale chain. 
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/resources/pubs_archive.htm

 

Ottaway, Patrick and Nicola Rogers.  The Archaeology of York Volume 17/15 : The Small Finds.  Council for British Archaeology, 2002.  Page 2851 - S Link chain pieces.  Page 2952 - S Link scale chain.
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/resources/pubs_archive.htm

 

  Kyriacou, Christine and Frances Mee and Nicola Rogers. Treasures of York. Derbyshire, England; Landmark Publishing (www.landmarkpublishing.co.uk), 2004. ISBN 1-84306-144-9.  Page 63 - Iron S link chain used for a chatelaine.  Page 120 - Copper alloy S link chain used for a scale.  

 

  Liversidge, Joan. Britain in the Roman Empire. New York, Frederick A Praeger, Publishers, 1968. Library of Congress Catalong Card Number: 68-15432.  Page 137 Chain supporting a glass and bronze perfume or oil flask. 

 

Glass Bead Pendant

Photos of the necklace from the Hon Hoard can be found in the following publications: 

  Dersin, Denise (ed.).  What Life Was Like When Longships Sailed: Vikings Ad 800-1100.  Alexandria, Virginia;  Time Life Books, 1998.  ISBN 0783554540.  pages 58-59.   

  Fitzhugh, William W. and Elizabeth Ward (ed.).  Vikings : The North Atlantic Saga.  Washington DC;  Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.    ISBN 1560989955.  page 120.  

  Flaherty, Thomas H. (ed).  Vikings: Raiders from the North (Lost Civilizations).  Alexandria, Virginia;  Time Life Books, 1993.  ISBN  0809498952.   page 61.  

  Graham-Campbell, James.  The Viking World.  New York;  Ticknor & Fields, 1980.  ISBN 0899190057.  page 33.   

  Graham-Campbell, James and Dafydd Kidd.  The Vikings.  Great Britain:  British Museum Publications, Ltd, 1980.  ISBN 0870992201.  page 161.   

  LaFay, Howard.  “The Vikings,” National Geographic - April 1970 - Vol. 137, No. 4 , pp 492-541.  The photo of the necklace is on pages 512-513.  

  McManus, Jason (ed.) for Time-Life Books.  Fury of the Northmen: Time Frame, Ad 800-1000.  Alexandria, VA;  Time-Life Books, 1988.  ISBN 080946425.  page 43.  

 

 

Triple Loop Pin

  Pandermalis, Dimitrios.  Alexander the Great: Treasures from an Epic Era of Hellenism.  New York:  Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2004.  p 143.   

 

 

 

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