Aethelwulf Ring

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Patrick Tinkham
by The British Museum
published on 27 June 2018

Found in a cart rut near Laverstock in 1780 CE, this gold ring is inscribed with the name of Aethelwulf (r. 839-858 CE). It features a mitre-shaped bezel with a tree and two peacocks. Diameter approximately 2.8 cm, mass approximately 18.5 grams. (British Museum, London)

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APA Style

Museum, T. B. (2018, June 27). Aethelwulf Ring. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Museum, The B. "Aethelwulf Ring." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 27, 2018.

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Museum, The B. "Aethelwulf Ring." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 Jun 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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