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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Gold ring, Holywood

Period:
Medieval
Description:

This large ring was found near Holywood Abbey, which was founded by Lady Devorgilla during the 12th century.  It must have belonged to a very wealthy man.

Materials/Media:
metal & gold (80%, metal & silver (significant), metal & copper (minor)
Dimensions:
diameter 25mm, width 7mm, weight 17.7g
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2004.22.1
Digital Number:
DMAC047n
Creation Date:
1300s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council