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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Craft, Industry and trade

Brooch, Innermessan

Period:
Medieval
Description:

This silver brooch was made around 1300.  It is inscribed with a series of letters - probably a magic inscription to safeguard the wearer from harm and danger.

Place of Discovery:
Innermessan, Inch
Materials/Media:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 23mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2006.10
Digital Number:
SMAH 008
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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