VM_355 Day 112. Roman Brooch from Minster.

VM 112

Today’s image is another brooch found at the Roman villa site at Abbey Farm, Minster.

This lozenge shaped plate broochwith an intact pin, although bent, is made of copper alloy.  It measures 33mm long and 18mm wide and has a circular hollow back. There is a central raised projection that was filled with enamel that is now coloured yellow and dates to the 2nd to 3rd centuries.

Other Roman brooches from the site have been posted on Day 88, Day 89, Day 90 and Day 96.

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