Zoomorphic Bird Brooch, Roman Era, 1st-2nd Cent AD
Copper alloy; 32mm/5.0gm
Charming example of a bird in flight. Enameling on the wings restored to as new condition. Four circle-and-dot patterns to ward off the "Evil Eye" between.
Perfect for any Roman collector.
Ref/ not listed in Hattatt
Seller's Note/ Such brooches were certainly wrought by artisans in the Roman Provinces of Dalmatia or Pannonia and all have a Celtic motif. Ground found in Hungary.
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