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Penannular brooch / portion

Description

Portion of a silver pennanular brooch, ornamented with gold filigree work and amber settings, from Achavrole, Dunbeath, Caithness, 8th century

Museum reference

X.FC 9

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Penannular brooch / portion

Date

8th century

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; with gold filigree work and amber settings

Collection place(s)

Achavrole, Dunbeath, Caithness, Scotland, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Amazing Amber (10 May 2013 - 08 Sep 2013)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Aux marges de l'Europe, l'art des pays celtes et scandinaves ... (30 Sep 2008 - 12 Jan 2009)
    Musée de Cluny - Musée National du Moyan Age

On display

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