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Trial piece

Description

Trial design on piece of slate, for a penannular brooch, from the royal hillfort at Dunadd, Argyll, 575 - 850 AD

Museum reference

X.GP 218

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Trial piece

Date

8th - 9th century

Materials

Slate

Physical description

Slate; oblong; with incised brooch figured on it

Collection place(s)

Dunadd, Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

Associations

Dunadd, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Aux marges de l'Europe, l'art des pays celtes et scandinaves ... (30 Sep 2008 - 12 Jan 2009)
    Musée de Cluny - Musée National du Moyan Age

On display

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