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Miniature Square-Headed Brooch

Date:
first half 6th century
Geography:
Made in Kent, England
Culture:
Anglo-Saxon
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnet; iron pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/8 x 3/4 x 7/16 in. (4.1 x 1.9 x 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.45
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 284, 286, 385-386, fig. 23.5, 23.12.



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