- Museum number
Silver-gilt square-headed brooch. The head is decorated with a framed Style I panel between scrolls and animals; the foot is lobed and ornamented with a with mask; geometric terminal.
- Production date
Length: 13.80 centimetres
Width: 6.65 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Scientific analysis (AR2008/84) confirmed the material of the brooch as silver. The alloy is, however, of very poor quality, with the silver content identified via XRF surface analysis as only ca. 30%.
- On display (G41/dc6/sB)
- Exhibition history
2009 11 Dec-2010 10 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Treasures of the World’s Cultures
2009 1 May-20 Sep, Victoria, Royal BC Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
1977 Aug-Oct, Dublin, National Museum of Ireland, ROSC 77: Early Animal Art to 800 AD
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number