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Copper alloy brooch with long, low undecorated bow with near vertical sides, triangular foot-space, globular element and six-coil spring with external chord. Two fragments.
Length: 69 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Stead and Rigby 1999
This brooch is longer than the others of its type.
Context: La Tène I brooches
7. The Dux brooch and its variants. La Tène Ib.
(d) Similar in shape to type a), but generally shorter and with an undecorated bow; six-coil spring with external chord; cf. Kruta, V., 1971, ‘Le trésor de Duchcov’, Ustí nad Labem, type IIIo (the decorated version, type III, seems to be absent from Champagne). Type IIIo brooches were found in grave groups at Bussy-le-Château ‘le Mont-Desclus’, Caurel ‘la Fosse Minore’ grave 2, Mont Troté grave 133 and Villesneux grave 4 (Fig. 2, type d).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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