Iron Age brooch
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What is it?
This Bronze brooch was made in the middle to late Iron Age. The oval mid-section has lines engraved to create a pattern, and the end curves to form a rough snake’s head.
It was found in the Thames at Hammersmith in west London.
What do you think?
- Who do you think owned it?
- How do you think it was made?
- Do you ever wear badges or brooches?
Object ID number: 91
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