Anglo-Saxon 'Hipped' Dress Pin 021333

Anglo-Saxon 'Hipped' Dress Pin 021333
Anglo-Saxon 'Hipped' Dress Pin
Copper-alloy, 5.30 grams, 66.03 mm. 5th-7th century AD. A decorative dress pin comprising a pointed cylindrical shaft with a slight bulb above the point. At the top a narrow collar supports the spherical head, decorated with incised ring-and-dot motifs. Reference: Webster, L & Backhouse, J. The Making of England. Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900, London, 1991, p.85 fig.66j. Extremely fine condition. Provenance: found North Essex, England.
 
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