Viking Early Medieval Bronze Fibula or Brooch Penannular or Omega Type, 9th-10th Century

Heading : Viking/Early Medieval Bronze Fibula or Brooch, Penannular or Omega Type, 9th-10th Century

Material: Bronze

Period: Viking/Early Medieval

Date: 9th to 10th century

Origin: Northern Europe

Condition: VF

Description: Penannular/omega brooch with angular edges and decoration made up of dots, the finials are curled, the pin is in place to annular area

Size and Weight: 54mm x 51mm, 28.7g

Features and Provenance: . 

This type of penannular brooch - also known as an omega brooch - was worn on the shoulder or chest to close a cloak. Their art work and everyday items were greatly influenced by their travels, many cultures were absorbed such as those of Finland and Russia.



Condition Summary. This varies with the age of the artefact and there are grades between

Extremely Fine (EF). Very slight traces of wear, all parts of pattern etc present, visible and clear

Very Fine (VF). Some signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief, all parts of pattern etc present, but may be worn

Fine (F). Wear on the artefact and parts of item and pattern etc may be missing or not visible





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