Drawing of an Equal-Armed Brooch

Drawing of an equal-armed brooch found in Harworth Bircotes, Nottinghamshire

Drawing of a Viking Age equal-armed brooch based on fragments found at Harworth Bircotes, Nottinghamshire and reconstructed based on parallels from Birka, Sweden.

For more information on Scandinavian jewellery in England check out our blog: Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.

Object Type

Brooch

Style

Ascribed Culture

Material

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

Birka, Borre, brooch, copper_alloy, drawing, gilded, Harworth, Nottinghamshire, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, Sweden, Viking, women

Further information

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

Acknowledgements

Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme

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.