Reproduction disc brooch with backwards-facing beast motif
A reproduction of a copper alloy disc brooch featuring a backwards-facing beast motif. This style of brooch would have been an everyday item rather than a high status one.
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This object is related to
South Ferriby, Lincolnshire.
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Reproduction produced by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions
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.