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TITLE
Bronze Brooch
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_VOLXII_P593A
DATE OF IMAGE
1876
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31671
KEYWORDS
brooches
jewellery
metals
decorations
pins
fastenings
Bronze Brooch

This brooch was found near Kildonnan on Eigg. It is of a penannular shape which means 'almost a circle'. Brooches of this kind were worn by men to fasten their cloaks at the shoulder. This brooch is 6cm (2½ inches) in diameter.

This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)

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Bronze Brooch

1870s

brooches; jewellery; metals; decorations; pins; fastenings

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This brooch was found near Kildonnan on Eigg. It is of a penannular shape which means 'almost a circle'. Brooches of this kind were worn by men to fasten their cloaks at the shoulder. This brooch is 6cm (2½ inches) in diameter.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)