Roman finger ring key

Photo: © Hansons
Object type: Key
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 01/08/2016
Location: Amesbury, Wiltshire


A later Roman “ring-key” which would have been used to open small boxes and caskets of personal possessions. It is a detecting find from August 2016 at Amesbury, Wiltshire. Recorded at PAS as SUSS-49A67C.