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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Bronze merchants ring

Period:
Medieval
Description:
This heavy spiral brass ring was worn on the thumb over a leather gauntlet.  The design on the surface was pressed into soft wax to produce seals for documents.
Materials/Media:
metal, brass
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1974.89
Digital Number:
DMAC003n
Creation Date:
1460
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council