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Buiston Crannog

Gold Rings, Buiston

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Gold finger rings, from Buiston crannog, Ayrshire, c. AD 550 - 700.

 

Gold objects were rare at this period. The presence of gold finger rings at Buiston suggests the crannog-dwellers were important people.

Materials/Media:
Gold
Source:
National Museums Scotland
Accession number:
A.UC.52
Digital Number:
NMAH001n
Creation Date:
c. 550 - 700 AD
Copyright:
Board of Trustees, National Museums Scotland