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Title: Cruciform brooch
Item Name: Dress and Personal Accessories

Description:

Copper alloy brooch, cruciform in shape, green patina, lower part of brooch obscured by concretion of cubic salts, pitted surface. The square head has a row of chevron like decoration incised around the edge and a central boss with concentric rings. Excavation: Sewerby, Anglian Cemetery, Home Farm, 1959, 1974. Grave 12, find nr 4, AML nr 590179. See also 1993.1454 which has some similarities in decoration.


Year: 500-550AD(c)
Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Materials: copper alloy
Measurements: L:11cm, W:5.8cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1993.1455