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18.11.2021

Bossed penannular brooch

Cultures/periods:

Viking

Production date:

11thC-12thC

Found/Acquired:

Europe: Scandinavia: Sweden: Gotland: Dalhem

Materials:

silver

Technique:

cast; punched; stamped; incised

The silver feather brooch consists of a cast hexagon with ends topped with polyhedral tips. The outer side is pierced, stamped and incised with a geometric ornament. A faceted pin with a flat subtriangular head formed by a coiled band has been preserved.

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