Copper Alloy Borre-Style Brooch

A copper alloy Borre-Style convex disc brooch found in Ranskill, Nottinghamshire

A Scandinavian copper alloy Borre-style convex disc brooch decorated with three inward-looking Borre style animal heads separated by wedge shaped arms. Identified as Jansson type II A1 by Jane Kershaw.

Object Type

Brooch

Date

circa 900 — 1000

Style

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

Borre, brooch, copper_alloy, Viking

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

This object is related to Ranskill, Nottinghamshire.
Find out about Ranskill, Nottinghamshire.

Acknowledgements

(c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 2.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme