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Celtic Gold Hair Ring

Antiquities - Celtic Iron Age


LOT 542

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 340 - 450
USD ($) 420 - 560
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £575

CELTIC GOLD HAIR RING

Circa 1st century BC. A hollow cast penannular tube with ribbed exterior detailing, used as a decorative accessory for the hair. Gold, 4.86 grams, 33 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
Found in Oxfordshire, England 1977.

Footnotes
Adornment of the hair was very significant in early Europe, and many tribal groups (e.g. the Suevi and Chatti) were noted by Roman authors such as Tacitus for their distinctive hairstyles.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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