Anglo-Saxon Lozengiform Strip Brooch

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Anglo-Saxon gilded copper-alloy strip brooch circa 650-850 AD. 10.05g, 73mm. Lozenge shaped, elongated at one end to form a narrow hooked catch-plate, chip carved decoration forming four lozenge shapes made up by four angular spirals, seperated by a saltire cross through the middle. ref: R. Weetch-Brooches in Late Anglo-Saxon England within a North West European Context. A study of social identities between the eighth and eleventh centuries. Recorded on PAS with the british museum as: HAMP-7FBF17.

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