Date: 1600 - 1650 |
Brass signet ring engraved with a prancing lion crest. Research results indicate it is probably of early 17th century origin, but a late 16th century origin can’t be definitively ruled out. The ring was excavated at the Cape Creek site (Croatan), Buxton, Dare County, North Carolina, in 1998 during the Croatan Archaeological Project, which was directed by East Carolina University Professor Emeritus David Sutton Phelps. Date approximated. more...