Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Sanguisuga (leech) type fibula with transverse bands. Highly arched bow, long catch, deeply grooved bands of decoration on the bow. Over the centre of bow is a broad, smooth, raised band, with narrow, convex band superimposed over its centre; on either side, a single set of deep, zigzag grooves. Missing only pin, part of spring and top of catch.