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Silver-gilt plated disc brooch; nielloed border and gold appliqué with cloisonné garnet and glass cross; five shell bosses; filigree.
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Diameter: 4.95 centimetres
- Curator's comments
The white bosses are shell - ref. unpublished British Museum science report 5362 and published - La Niece, S., ‘White inlays in Anglo-Saxon jewellery’ in Science and Archaeology Glasgow 1987 ed. Slater E.A. and Tate, J. O., BAR British Series 196, Oxford (1988) 235-246.
Excavations at Wingham published in:
Conyngham, A., 1844. Account of the opening of some Anglo-Saxon graves at Wingham in Kent. Archaeologia 30, 550-1
Akerman, J. Y., 1855. Notes on Antiquarian Researches in the Summer and Autumn of 1851. Archaeologia 36, 177-9
Further references in:
Meaney, A. L. S., 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites, London: George Allen & Unwin, 140-1
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018 - 2019 8 Jun - 20 Jan, Ottawa, Canadian Museum of History, Medieval Europe
2017 11 Jul – 22 Oct, Spain, CaixaForum Zaragoza, Medieval Europe.
2017 9 Mar – 18 Jun, Spain, CaixaForum Barcelona, Medieval Europe,
2016 - 2017 19 Oct – 5 Feb, Spain, CaixaForum Madrid, Medieval Europe,
2015 - 2016 11 Dec- 10 Apr, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Museum, Medieval Europe, power and legacy.
2014 25 Apr-26 Oct, Leiden, National Museum of Antiquities, Golden Middle Ages
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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