Object Place: Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland
Height x diameter: 1.5 x 2.3 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.)
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Band ring with a snake bezel and three dangling hoops. The head, tail and one coil of the snake make up the bezel which has three horizontally-placed pendant hoops. The hoops and open circles are made of sheet metal. They are secured to hoops soldered to the bezel. The head and tail of the snake have carved decoration and the body has an impressed zig-zag pattern. The shank is formed from two coils of the animal.
There is an impressed mark in the middle of the shank
Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection