Drawing of a Brooch with Backwards-Facing Beast

Drawing of a disc brooch with a backwards-facing beast motif

Drawing of a disc brooch found at South Ferriby, Lincolnshire with a backwards-facing beast motif.

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Object Type

Brooch

Date

circa 850 — 900

Ascribed Culture

Material

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

Anglo-Scandinavian, brooch, copper_alloy, drawing, jewellery, Lincolnshire, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, South_Ferriby, women

Further information

This object is related to South Ferriby, Lincolnshire.
Find out about South Ferriby, Lincolnshire.

Acknowledgements

Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme

Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.

Kershaw, Jane F. Viking identities: Scandinavian jewellery in England. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), p. 20-25.