MHG10866 - Nr Dunrobin Castle, tortoise (oval) brooches
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Type and Period (1)
- GRAVE (Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)
- None recorded
The undershells of a pair of 10th century Norse, tortoise brooches, found in a grave near Dunrobin Castle (NC 850 008) before 1855, have been in the museum there since that year. (Acc. No X49).
J Anderson 1875; S Grieg 1940; A O Curle, M Olsen and H Shetelig 1954
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum.
Photographs of these brooches, on display in Dunrobin Museum, were submitted to the HER by a participant in a Community Timeline course, run by ARCH. <1>
The two oval brooches were catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. X49 and ARC 388a-b. They are on display in case 22, shelf C.<2>
- --- SHG28514 Collection/Finds Collection: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2019. Finds Collection At Dunrobin Castle Museum. X49, ARC 388a-b.
- <1> SHG24858 Image/Photograph(s): Private individuals. 2010. Photographs submitted by participants in ARCH Community Timeline course in Evanton and Golspie. Colour digital. Yes. Digital. Shirley Sutherland/ Penny Paterson.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8500 0080 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
- BROOCH (Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6538 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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