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Penannular brooch / portion

Description

Half of a penannular silver brooch with the expanded end ornamented with triquetras, from Croy, Inverness-shire, 800 - 900 AD

Museum reference

X.FC 14

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Penannular brooch / portion

Date

9th century

Materials

Silver, Gilt, Amber

Physical description

Silver; expanded end ornamented with triquetras

Collection place(s)

Croy, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Associations

Possible finder: James Shearer

Exhibitions

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

On display

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