Ottonian cruciform brooch
- Art Funded
- 3.1 x 0.6 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £500 (Total: £2,000)
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The core of the brooch consists of an equal-armed cross with a circular setting for a gem at its centre. The brooch has suffered severe mechanical damage, probably the result of damage by modern agricultural machinery. The brooch is a rare example of a piece of prestige early medieval German jewellery occurring in an English context.
Found near Tutbury, Staffordshire and declared Treasure in 2001.
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