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Fragment of a Roman brooch

Fragment of a Roman brooch

Date Added: 28 November 2018 Year: 200 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2018_038 | Picture No: 13772

Fragment of a Roman Brooch with flat head, rolling forward to pin head. multiple moulded transverse ribs decorating head.

Treasure Trove Object TT97/16 TTOB 2015/303, Findspot NH 789 986

While this is a fragmented object it is a rarer example of a Roman brooch (rather than a stylistically influenced Romano-British brooch) and therefore has the potential to represent archaeological evidence of Roman presence in Northern Scotland.

Dimensions: Length 43 mm - Width 19 mm thickness 15 mm


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