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TITLE
Tortoise Brooch
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P554
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31615
KEYWORDS
brooches
jewellery
decorations
ornaments
Tortoise Brooch

This bronze bowl-shaped or tortoise brooch was found on Islay. It was 'embossed and decorated with rich carvings'. It was 4¼ inches long, 3 inches wide and 1¼ inches in height.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Tortoise Brooch

brooches; jewellery; decorations; ornaments

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This bronze bowl-shaped or tortoise brooch was found on Islay. It was 'embossed and decorated with rich carvings'. It was 4¼ inches long, 3 inches wide and 1¼ inches in height.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'