A gilded, copper-alloy equal armed-brooch found in Harworth Bircotes, Nottinghamshire. (c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 4.0
Front view of equal-armed brooch from Nottinghamshire
Equal-Armed Brooch (SWYOR-50BAF5)
A gilded, copper-alloy equal armed-brooch found in Harworth Bircotes, Nottinghamshire
A fragment of a Viking Age equal-armed brooch found at Harworth Bircotes, Nottinghamshire. This fragment is the terminal of the brooch and resembles brooches found at Birka, Sweden. Its decoration consists of a Borre style animal with gripping arms or legs. This is one of only six Scandinavian, Viking period equal-armed brooches recorded in England.