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Brooch

Description

Oval brooch of brass or bronze ornamented with the figure of a human head, with textile imprint on reverse, from a grave on Unst, Shetland, 9th century

Museum reference

X.IL 313

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Brooch

Date

9th century

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Physical description

Brass or bronze; oval; bowl-shaped; ornamented with figure of a human head; pin missing

Collection place(s)

Unst, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe

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