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Rushen Abbey Brooch

Date made: 13th Century

Description: Annular with attached tongue. The brooch was found (as a pair with 2000-0013.3) on the pelvis of a skeleton. Scientific analysis of metal of the brooch (XRF) showed 91% copper, 8% tin, 1% lead; and of the pin, 100% copper.

Measurements: overall: x 3 x 45 mm

Materials: copper alloy

Date found: 1926

Object name: Brooch

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2000-0013.4


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