Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Brooch

M7375

Currently not on display

Information

Circular brooch found in a woman's grave in Postling, Kent. From the same mould as M7351. Central cell with white paste, three radiating wedge-shaped cells with flat garnets on chequered gold foil. In between the wedge shaped cells there are three Style I type creatures with helmet heads (2 with nose bars, one without), schematic body and upraised leg. The brooch is nclosed by a nicked ridge inside a flat rim decorated with a single row of nielloed triangles. No trace of wear. At the back there is a simple catchplate, the pin is missing.