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Penannular brooch

Description

Viking silver penannular ring brooch with thistle-shaped extremities and pinhead and an engraved pattern on one side, from Skaill

Museum reference

X.IL 5

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Penannular brooch

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; large; extremities and head of pin shaped like thistle; engraved pattern on one side

Collection place(s)

Skaill, Sandwick, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Clontarf 1014: Brian Boru and the Battle for Dublin (09 Apr 2014 - 31 Dec 2014)
    National Museum of Ireland

  • Skaill Hoard (01 Aug 2013 - 01 Feb 2014)
    Shetland Museum and Archives

On display

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