Iron Age terret ring

Photo: National Museum Wales
Object type: Harness fitting
Period: Iron Age
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 24/07/2021
Location: Whitchurch, Shropshire


A terret ring dating to 100BC – 100AD. These purpose of these rings was to guide the reins to prevent them from becoming tangled. The PAS record say that although similar rings have been found it has not been possible to identify a published parallel.