Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Brooch

M7747

Currently not on display

Information

Round brooch of the type conventionally known as a 'saucer brooch'.. The main body of the brooch has decoration of one external circular ring, followed by a ring with decoration of small dots interrupted by four pais of single bigger and parallel lines. The next circular ring has small lines, the centre has a square repousse design with a dot in the middle. The edges of the brooch have lost the patina of the gold. The back is also very corruded and has two hinges with only one side surviving in each of them. The catchplate is missing. This object was found in Grave 5 at Kemble, one of a group of 26 Anglo-Saxon graves.