Bronze ring with wire key holders. XI - XII centuries
Pskov region, Gdovsky district, barrow No. 181 near the village of Zalakhtovye

Excavations by N.N.Khvoshchinskaya (Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Archeology of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR), 1973

The diameter of the ring is 3.0 cm; holders length - 9.0-10 cm

Inv. No. IX-A-346

Chains of various shapes were used to hang various household items and small tools (ridges, pins, steels, keys, knives, whetstones, etc.) from the belt.

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