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BROOCH

Unique ID: NLM194

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Square brooch in Borre style, four ends in animal heads. Openwork. Three fittings on the back.

Jane Kershaw has identified this as Scandinavian Openwork lozenge brooch, Type II (ridged arms), with underlying central rosette

Class: lozenge
Sub class: Borre

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Viking
Date from: AD 850
Date to: AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.6 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 8.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th October 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes
Secondary identifier: Dr Jane Kershaw

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Thursday 18th June 1998
Updated: Friday 27th April 2012

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