Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Brooch

56.28.418

Currently not on display

Information

Fibula of navicella shape with highly arched bow and elongated catch, simulated bindings (grooves) around each end of bow, and a simple pattern of grooved lines imitating the veins of a leaf. On the inner, center surface of the bow are traces of a fused bronze prong, while on the upper surface of the bow is a casting flaw (a hole). Preserves bow, part of catch; heavily corroded.