A copper alloy Jelling-style disc brooch found near Tetney, Lincolnshire. (c) Leicestershire County Council, CC BY-SA 2.0
Jellinge-Style Disc Brooch (LIN-F00E1B)
A copper-alloy Jelling-style disc brooch found near Tetney, Lincolnshire
This Viking cast copper-alloy disc brooch is decorated with a Jellinge-style moulded zoomorphic motif comprising a knot of beaded lines. Brooches of this type are widespread in Scandinavia, with a particular concentration at Birka, the trading and military site in Sweden.