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Bracteate pendant

School/style: Style III

Cultures/periods: Viking

Production date: 8thC-9thC

Found/Acquired: Europe: Scandinavia: Sweden: Gotland

Materials: Gold

Diameter: 4 centimetres

Gold bracteate pendant: central roundel with beaded border and 3 repoussé Style III animal heads underneath schematic U-shaped human mask; broad concentric border of punched and stamped decoration, with punched rim; suspension loop a ribbed cylinder; small triangle of granulation beneath.