Gapped Ring or Clothing Fastener, 1200/1000 BC

  • Irish

Bronze covered in sheet gold

  • Overall: 3/8 × 3/4 inches, 0.6 ounces (1 × 1.9 cm, 16.5 g)

Gift of Henry D. Hill



Greco-Roman and Ancient European

New York, NY, Henry D. Hill

Motz, T. A., "A Catalogue of Irish Prehistoric Gold Jewelry in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," unpublished master's thesis, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1978, no. 7, p. 40-3, pl. XII. Motz, T. A., "Irish Gold in Detroit," Bulletin of the Detroit Institue of Arts, vol. 57, no. 2, 1979, p. 87-8, fig. 1B.2 (article pp. 83-88, group photo p. 82).

Irish, Gapped Ring or Clothing Fastener, 1200/1000 BC, Bronze covered in sheet gold. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Henry D. Hill, 65.66.