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Crosier drop

Description

Cast bronze crosier drop or terminal, from the Glebe Field, Aberlady, East Lothian, 10th century

Museum reference

X.1995.24

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Crosier drop, Crosier terminal

Date

10th century

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Bronze

Collection place(s)

Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

Michelli, Perette E., Four Scottish Crosiers and their relation to the Irish Tradition, PSAS, 116 (1986), 375-392

Michelli, Perette E., The Pre-Norman Crosiers and Metalwork of Ireland, PhD thesis, University of East Anglia

Michelli, Perette E., Fragments of a fifth crosier from Scotland, PSAS, 118 (1988), 215-218

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