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Two birds in Mammen style on 79 mm 10th Century cast bronze elliptical tortoise brooch, Alnwick, Northumbria, UK.
03-FEB-2012

Two birds in Mammen style on 79 mm 10th Century cast bronze elliptical tortoise brooch, Alnwick, Northumbria, UK.

Near identical examples are published in Torsten Edgren, pg 475, found in grave no. 16, Tuukkala cemetery in Mikkeli, Savo, E Finland.
The piece shown above is now published as Fig. 1.1.2-d on page 36 of Hammond (2013), British Artefacts, Volume 3 - Late Saxon, Late Viking & Norman.

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