FAHG-1BE680: Early-medieval incomplete saucer brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: FAHG-1BE680

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete early Anglo-Saxon cast saucer brooch, originally decorated with five running spirals in chip-carved relief; three of these now survive. In the centre is a circular relief ring, and around the edge is a ridge and then an upwards-curving shallow rim. On the reverse is an integrally cast lug, part either of the pin bar lug or the catch 5th or 6th century. Pair to FAHG-1BBCF6.

Notes:

Object identified from photo supplied by Helena Hamerow via Stuart Brookes. No further details are available at present.

Class: cast saucer
Sub class: five spiral

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 430
Date to: Circa AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Photos S 873-4

Materials and construction

Completeness: Complete

Spatial data

No spatial data available.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAHG
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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