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Fragmentary sheet of tin bronze, six pieces, decorated with engraved ornament, found in a cist burial at Machrins, Colonsay, 850 - 950 AD
850 - 950
Bronze, tin; 6 pieces from 1 object; sheet, thin, surface tinned after engraving; small rivet; thin edging/backing strip; cast boss with perforated tang in oval hole; engraved, hindquarters of 2 animals, background of oblique hatching
Cnoc nan Gall, Machrins, Colonsay, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe
Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.