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8.5.4 Brooches

Two copper alloy brooches were found during the excavation. An annular brooch [875] was found a layer associated with the use of the West Range. It was an oval brooch in the form of a miniature coronet with six collets (collared bosses), two of which are complete and still contained small spherical pearls. The recess for the pin can be seen but the pin has been lost. A similar example was found in Norwich (Margeson 1993, 15-16).

Another circular object, probably a brooch [878] was found in pit AHG. It had leather remains adhering to it, presumably part of an item of clothing or belt.


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