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penannular brooch / bossed penannular brooch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1888,0719.103

  • Description

    Silver bossed penannular brooch. Hoop with trapezoidal terminals, each terminal with a cabled border and three of six bosses remaining. Animal heads at join between hoop and terminal.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 9thC-10thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Johansen B
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 105.3 millimetres (hoop)
    • Length: 192.5 millimetres (pin)
    • Weight: 124.5 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Graham-Campbell 1975 bibliographic details
    • Johansen 1973 B2 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc16/sC

  • Condition

    The description mentioned that the pin was separate, however this does not appear to be the case. The register and conservation records do not indicate the pin having been separate or re-joined at any time.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1888

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1888,0719.103

Silver bossed penannular brooch; trapezoidal terminals with cabled borders & 3 of 6 bosses left + animal heads at join with hoop; billeted pattern; pin separate.

Silver bossed penannular brooch; trapezoidal terminals with cabled borders & 3 of 6 bosses left + animal heads at join with hoop; billeted pattern; pin separate.

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