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Author Topic: ID for another zoomorphic brooch, please  (Read 135 times)

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Offline Mayadigger

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ID for another zoomorphic brooch, please
« on: August 26, 2021, 01:56:29 pm »
Ave!

Copper alloy; 42mm / 8.1gm

I'll leave this one to the experts.  8)

Thanks in advance!

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Re: ID for another zoomorphic brooch, please
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2021, 03:26:51 pm »
Interesting.  I believe it is Celtic La Tene III era where foot is cast attached to the body.  Interesting zoomorphic decoration.

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Re: ID for another zoomorphic brooch, please
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2021, 11:18:10 am »
Shawn,

I think the zoomorphic decoration is meant to represent a seahorse, ears and all.

Gotta love the Celts, eh?

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