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Brooch

Description

Brass tortoise brooch with ornamented strands of plaited silver wire, from a Viking burial at Ballinaby, Islay

Museum reference

X.IL 139

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Brooch

Materials

Brass, Silver

Physical description

Brass; tortoise-shaped; ornamented strands of plaited silver wire

Collection place(s)

Ballinaby, Islay, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

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