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Copper-alloy bow brooch

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:52 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze D-headed brooch, length 5.5cm. Small knobs at lower edges of headplate, larger at top; two concentric grooves enclosing rudimentary spiral decoration; short nearly flat bow; lozenge-shaped footplate with round lobe at base, surrounded by two grooves, and at top sides by rudimentary rendering of down-biting animal heads. On back single pierced lug with remains of iron spiral coil, and simple catchplate with remains of iron pin.

History

Grave ID

Ozingell

Object ID

M7348

Catalogue Number

M 7348

Material

copper alloy, iron (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze, iron) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

other brooch (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; brooch) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Rolfe

Category ID

brooch

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