Grimbosq (Calvados)
The castle motte


11th century

Closed ring, semi-circular in section decorated with incised grooves, culminating in two stylised serpents' heads. Close examination of piece shows the signs of a tongue now lost.

Dimensions of the object
Diam. 23 mm

- Decaëns, J, La Motte d'Olivet à Grimbosq (Calvados), résidence seigneuriale du XIe s. - Archéologie médiévale, XI, 1981, p. 167-201

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D. 85 6 148, Dépôt D.R.A.C. de Basse-Normandie