Tyne and Wear HER(779): Dinnington, gold earring - Details
Dinnington, gold earring
Dress and Personal Accessories
A gold earring was found in Dinnington in 1861, "and given to the British Museum by J. Pierrepoint Morgan as part of the Greenwell Collection". Described as follows: "max. diameter 25 mm, weight 236 grammes. Crescentic earring, circular in section, spirally twisted with tapered terminals".
<< HER 779 >> M.H. Dodds, 1930, Prehistoric Period, Northumberland County History, XIII, p. 17 and fig. 9 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, pp. 50-51, fig. 16, no. 8