ROMAN BROOCH

Roman cast copper alloy enamelled, hinged headstud brooch with fixed loop, incomplete, head and upper bow only; Hull's Type 149, 1st-2nd century c.AD70-140. The hinged pin is incomplete and now fused sticking out at an angle; it is held on a copper alloy axis bar encased within a narrow cylinder at the back of the wings. The front of the short wings are flat and slope away from the bow to the tip…