|Dimensions||2.8 × 2.8 cm|
Early Scottish Silver Penannular Brooch
This is a small, early Scottish silver penannular brooch.
Beginning as utilitarian fasteners in the Iron Age and Roman period, penannular brooches are especially associated with the highly ornate brooches produced in precious metal for the elites of Ireland and Scotland from about 700 to 900, which are popularly known as Celtic brooches or similar terms.
They are types of brooch clothes fasteners.
Penannular means formed as an incomplete ring.
This brooch measures 2.8cm in diameter
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