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EARLY MEDIEVAL BROOCH

A copper alloy detachable knob from an Early Medieval cruciform brooch dating from the 5th century. It is 20.6mm long and 10.3mm in diameter. It consists of a flattened domed terminal decorated with thee incised lines round the base. Beneath this the knob is waisted and then there is another disc, the edge of which is also decorated with three similar lines. Beneath the disc is an oval projection …