Collection of Swedish Artefacts by Unknown Artist

Collection of jewellery from the Viking period, for example brooches with box or animal heads or square headed bow pattern of gilt bronze.

Details

Medium:
Bronze, gold, silver
Art Fund grant:
£600 ( Total: £1,200)
Acquired in:
1921

Also includes gold Byzantine coins, silver Cufic and Anglo-Saxon pieces are evidence of commerce between Gotland and Northern Europe.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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