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Copper-alloy pin

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:11 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze pin, length 5/65 cm, but tip broken off. Clumsy thing, probably Roman, with heavy facetted knob and swollen shaft tapering to point. Curious black-brown patina, not at all like the other Anglo-Saxon pieces.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave 19

Object ID

M6010

Catalogue Number

M 6010

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

pin (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; pin) (Antiquarian Keyword; acus criminalis)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

pin

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