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Brooch

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from Camelon, Stirlingshire

Postcard of Brooch.
000-100-102-517-C
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Brooch

This penannular bronze brooch was found at the site of the Roman fort at Camelon in Stirlingshire. It is a type worn by both the Roman and native population, and could have been made by either. It dates from between 80 and 165 AD.

Bronze penannular brooch from Camelon, Falkirk, 80 - 165 AD

The Roman army obtained supplies from three zones: locally (either by the army or natives), within the Roman province of Britannia, or further afield in the Roman empire.


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Online ID: 000-100-102-517-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  X.FX 178
Date: 80 - 165 AD
Between 80 and 165 AD
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What: Brooch, penannular
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Where: Scotland, Stirlingshire, Falkirk, Camelon
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References:
  • Johns, Catherine. The jewellery of Roman Britain. Celtic and Classical traditions. London: UCL Press Ltd., 1996, pp. 150-1. 
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