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EARLY MEDIEVAL BROOCH

A fragment of a copper alloy cruciform brooch of the Early Medieval period, dating from c. AD 450 - c. AD 600.Only the top part of the foot survives, consisting of the intact flat panel and lappets on either side, the catchplate on the reverse missing its curl. The head plate, the bow and the pin are missing, presumed lost in antiquity.The fragment is broadly T-shaped in plan, and broadly D shaped…