Bullion rings in Viking Age Britain and Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Sheehan, John
dc.contributor.editor Sigmundsson, Svavar
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-05T11:05:04Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-05T11:05:04Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12
dc.identifier.citation John Sheehan; (2011) 'Bullion rings in Viking Age Britain and Ireland', in: Sigmundsson, S. (ed.), Viking settlements and Viking society: papers from the proceedings of the Sixteenth Viking Congress, Iceland 17-23 August. Reykjavik: University of Iceland Press, pp. 393-406. isbn 978-9979-54-923-9 en
dc.identifier.startpage 393 en
dc.identifier.endpage 406 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-9979-54-923-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3060
dc.description.abstract This paper examines a simple type of silver ring, here termed the ‘bullion-ring’, that occurs in several Viking Age contexts in Britain and Ireland. It is proposed that the type may be dated to the later ninth and early to mid-tenth century, and that it developed in Ireland as a convenient way of storing silver as a result of inspiration from southern Scandinavia. Its distribution patterns suggest that it may have developed in one of Munster’s Scandinavian settlements rather than in Dublin, the core of the Hiberno-Scandinavian silver-working tradition. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University of Iceland Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Viking settlements and Viking society: papers from the proceedings of the Sixteenth Viking Congress, Iceland 17th-23rd August 2009
dc.relation.uri http://haskolautgafan.hi.is/en/viking_settlements_viking_society
dc.rights © 2011 University of Iceland Press en
dc.subject Silver hoards en
dc.subject Bullion-rings en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Vikings en
dc.subject Hiberno-Scandinavians en
dc.subject Silver en
dc.subject Viking Ireland en
dc.title Bullion rings in Viking Age Britain and Ireland en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.internal.authorcontactother John Sheehan, Archaeology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: jsheehan@archaeology.ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2012-11-20T16:09:44Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Reykjavik en
dc.internal.placepublication Reykjavik en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress jsheehan@ucc.ie en

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