A lost Pictish treasure (and two Viking-age gold arm-rings) from the Broch of Burgar, Orkney
silver, arm-ring, burial
Broch of Burgar; Orkney; Scotland; UK
Viking Age, medieval
This paper presents the first full discussion of the provenance, composition and affinities of the remarkable hoard of silver vessels and ornaments and amber which was found in 1840 and since lost. The Viking-age gold arm-rings and burials from elsewhere on the same site are also discussed.