The Ringlemere Cup

The Ringlemere Cup is one of the most significant and unusual finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Found in Kent in 2001 by metal detectorists, its crumpled shape is likely due to plough damage.

Collection holder:
The British Museum and the Portable Antiquities Scheme
Collection description:
Cup with conical body tapering to an omphalos base; the rim is flaring; a riveted strap handle links the rim and upper body. The rivet plates are lozenge shaped and the handle has decorative ridges parallel with its edges. The rim bears a row of dots ...more
Artist or maker:
Daniel Pett
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