Brooch

Title

Brooch

Subject

Archaeology

Description

Ashmolean Museum inventory no. AN1972.1401. Gold, garnet, glass, shell. 7th century cloisonné work disc brooch, inlaid with garnets, white shell and coloured glass, and divided into four circular panels (only one of which is intact) around a central roundel with triangular protrusions and a central inlaid gem. The remaining panels consist of irregular zoomorphic filigree designs. Discovered Monkton, Kent.

Creator

Ashmolean Museum

Date

Early 7th century

Files

Brooch

Citation

Ashmolean Museum, “Brooch,” Woruldhord, accessed October 22, 2020, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/684.

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