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Brooch

Description

Oval bowl-shaped bronze brooch cast in a single piece and richly ornamented, with textile remains around pin, from Carn nan Bharraich, Oronsay, Argyll, 850 - 900 AD

Museum reference

X.IL 330

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Brooch

Date

Second half 9th century

Style / Culture

Viking

Materials

Bronze, Textile

Physical description

Bronze; oval; bowl-shaped; cast in a single piece; richly ornamented; textile remains around pin

Collection place(s)

Carn nan Bharraich, Oronsay, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Vikings! The untold story (18 Jan 2013 - 12 May 2013)
    Museum of Scotland

References

Grieg, Sigurd. Viking Antiquities in Scotland (=Viking Antiquities in Great Britain and Ireland, Part II, ed. by Haakon Shetelig). Oslo: H. Aschehoug & Co., 1940, pp. 42-3

On display

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