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Copper alloy brooch with decorated foot. Four coils of the spring survive. The underside of the bow hollowed.
Length: 43 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Stead and Rigby 1999
Context: Hallstatt D2 and D3 brooches:
Brooch with decorated foot: (‘Fusszierfibel’: Mansfield, G., 1973, ‘Die Fibeln der Heunburg 1950-1970’ (Römisch-Germanisch Forschungen, 33), Berlin, 37-43, form F).
2. Form F2, with the element on the foot deeply dished, the bow hollowed underneath and the spring (in one piece with the bow) wrapped round an iron bar - i.e. two-piece construction, cf. Mansfield, G., 1973, ‘Die Fibeln der Heunburg 1950-1970’ (Römisch-Germanisch Forschungen, 33), Berlin, fig. 8, form y. There are similar brooches from the early stage of the Les Jogasses cemetery, graves 24, 32, 42, 116, 130 and 179.
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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