Silver fragment from the centre of the head-plate of a small square-headed brooch, with a billeted border and part of the bow with a decorated panel on either side of a worn line of interlocking triangles that were originally nielloed.
- Excavated/Findspot: Shorwell (near)
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Isle of Wight,Shorwell)
- Length: 16 millimetres
9 July 2010
Clean to remove soil and corrosion. Join fragments and look for further joins.
Surface obscured by burial deposits.
Removed burial deposits using scalpel, pin, cocktail stick. Surface cleaning with cotton wool swabs moistened with 50%/50% mixture of deionised water and industrial methylated spirits (ethanol, methanol).
Prehistory and Europe
- 2004T187(70) (Treasure number)
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Object reference number: MCS25132
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