Artwork : ArchiveNo00147

Two Rings and Maltese Cross 1545


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Artefact

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Contributor

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Contributor Name Mary Rose
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Profession

Location Portsea
Collection Date 06.06.08 11.54am
Artefact Name Two Rings and Maltese Cross
Artefact Description Two rings and Maltese Cross joined together. Silver with a garnet in the centre of the cross. It has turned a dark blue / black in colour. Studs are set on each arm of the cross. One ring is bezel set.
Whole size 3.5 x 3.5cm
Artefact Date 1545
Artefact Stored Mary Rose Museum
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Tiny particles from the Maltese Cross
Sample Image

History of Artefact These are separate jewellery pieces that have corroded together while submerged. They were found in a chest on the main deck at the stern of the ship. They were worn by men. All the rich men wore a lot of jewellery in Tudor times.
Historian Andy Elkerton
Previous Owners A rich man!
Special Memories

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