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Whalsay, Marrister

Ring (Viking)

Site Name Whalsay, Marrister

Classification Ring (Viking)

Canmore ID 1355

Site Number HU56SW 9

NGR HU 543 640

NGR Description HU c. 543 640

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Nesting
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HU56SW 9 c. 543 640.

A Viking finger ring of three, slender gold rods was found at a depth of 2'5" in a peat bog at Marrister (HU 543 460), in May 1921. It was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by the King's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer in 1921.

Proc Soc Antiq Soc 1922; H Shetelig 1940-54.

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