About this object

Rosette from a brooch with a conical boss supporting a globular moulding on the tip, surrounded by 18 petals and mounted on a circular disc with a crenelated edge. A thick, perpendicular cuboid fitting projects from the centre of the base with two perforations, through which two fragments of circular-sectioned wire are threaded. Upper surface is gilded.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament; Rosette
  • Culture
    Romano-British
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 2nd Century AD; 180s AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver with gold gilt
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    5.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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