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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Craft, industry and trade

Fragment of gold brooch

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Fragment of gold bracteate brooch with filigree decoration. This is Anglo-Saxon in style, and is from the period when south-west Scotland was annexed by Anglian Northumbria, from around 620AD to 850AD.

Dimensions:
10mm x 7mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1936.10
Digital Number:
DMAC049n
Creation Date:
c700
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council