This openwork Borre-style square brooch with animal heads on each corner was found in Elsham, Lincolnshire, in 1997. This type of brooch was an accessory for women wearing Scandinavian dress.
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Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.
Jane F. Kershaw, Viking Identities: Scandinavian jewellery in England, Oxford University Press (2013), p. 20-25, 47.