Brooch card

Brooch

1977.382.12

Currently not on display

Information

Hollow sanguisuga (leech) type fibula, underside of bow broken off or not finished. Somewhat elongated catch, much decoration on bow: transverse bands of herringbone outlined by grooves at ends of bow, bands of herringbone alternating with bands of punched circles along sides; over center/top of bow, in a square field, a hatched square surrounded by circles, with an interrupted band of circles over the spine. Melted bronze has fused to the inside of the bow. Missing spring and pin.