Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Brooch

1967.142

Currently not on display

Information

Navicella fibula. Very large fibula with navicella (open) type bow and very elongated catch with knobbed end. Grooved decoration on the bow: transverse lines at ends, two sets of longitudinal lines over the top, with sets of short lines running at right angles to them over the sides. On the bottom surface of the bow near the spring are the marks of cutting and shaping on the wax model for the casting process. Missing only the tip of the pin.