Ring


National Trust Inventory Number 719789

Category Objets de vertu
Date Unknown
Materials Metal
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

This gold Roman ring was found not far from The Vyne. It has been linked with a curse written on a piece of lead found at Lydney, Gloucestershire. J.R.R. Tolkien was an advisor on the Lydney archaeological dig – perhaps ring and the curse are the inspiration for his “Lord of the Rings” stories.

Summary description

A Roman ring (see NT/VYN/V/2 for associate plaque)

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Place of origin
Materials Metal (169213)
Category Objets de vertu (4911)
Collection Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum) (3184)
Periods
Maker
Subjects
Object Type Ring (1088)

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