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Square-Headed Brooch

Date:
first half 6th century
Geography:
Made in Kent, England
Culture:
Anglo-Saxon
Medium:
Silver-gilt; iron pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1/4 in. (1.9 x 3.9 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.47
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, 346, fig. 23.7.



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