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Disc brooch with garnets

Date made: 600 (circa)

Maker / artist: unknown

Date collected: 1907

Collector: A E Nichols

Material: silver, gold, garnet, niello, shell

Period: Anglo-Saxon

On display: yes

Accession number: F0396

Bronze disk brooch decorated with zig-zags and chip carving, around garnets set in cowrie sea shell. Faversham brooch type B. Pin missing, 4.5cm diameter. Excavated from Grave 13 at Dover Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, Folkestone by A.E. Nichols, Borough Engineer of Folkestone Borough Council, in 1907.

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