MHG60944 - Annular Brooch - Muir of Ord


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A cast copper alloy annular brooch of medieval type; the brooch is intact and still has the pin although there is a break at the pin rebate. This example has been decorated with a punched bar every 90° with the space in between filled with rows of engraved parallel lines. This style of decoration can be paralleled on a number of brooches which have been found in the greater Inverness area.
Claimed as Treasure Trove case TT.151/09 and allocated to Inverness Museum.
Information from TTU (SC) 07 March 2014.

See attached TT report for details. It was listed under Acc. No. 2010.009 in the IMAG catalogue. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5400 4900 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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