- Museum number
Disc brooch - composite, pair with no 1: gilt silver upper sheet; cruciform arrangement of four collared triangular garnets around central garnet disc; filigree decoration of heart-shapes between the triangles; border a flat rib; iron base.
- Production date
Diameter: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Pair with 1902,1108.1
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number