Dragon-Shaped Brooch

Date: 100–300

Culture: Celtic or Roman

Medium: Copper alloy with champlevé enamel

Dimensions: Overall: 1 7/8 x 7/8 x 3/16 in. (4.7 x 2.2 x 0.5 cm)

Classification: Enamels-Champlevé

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1980

Accession Number: 1980.450

Description

These "dragonesque" brooches were popular in England at about the time of the Claudian invasion in 43 A.D.

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