MHG3601 - Roman Brooch - Dores
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)
- None recorded
There is a hinged brooch 3 inches in length, the bow formed by a flat piece of bronze with a knob at the foot, in the National Museum of Antiquities in Edinburgh, which was found at Dores.
The brooch has a well-defined catch-plate: it belongs to the class of the Aucissa brooches and is typologically one of the earliest Roman brooches found in Scotland. It was presented by James Smith, jnr., of Erchite Wood, Dores, in 1897.
J Curle 1932; PSAS 1897.
1 st. century A.D.
A S Robertson 1970.
The brooch is listed in the NMS caalogue under Acc. No. FG 25. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Curle, J. 1932. 'An inventory of objects of Roman and provincial Roman origin found on sites in Scotland not definitely associated with Roman constructions', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 66 1931-2, p.277-397. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 277-397. 395; fig. 36, No. 1.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1897. 'Donations to and purchases for the museum and library, with exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 31 1896-7, p.5-6, 78-80, 104-110, 153-6, 196-9, 230-40. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 5-6, 78-80, 104-110, 153-. 79.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. FG 25.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6000 3400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- BROOCH (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13241 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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