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Culture and Gender in the Danelaw: Scandinavian and Anglo-Scandinavian Brooches, 850-1050

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This is a substantial body of data comprising just over 500 brooches and pendants worn by women in the ninth and tenth centuries. It is hugely significant as a new body of evidence for the Scandinavian settlements in England. Many objects have been recorded in ways that can be difficult to...

Roman brooches in Britain: a technological and typological study based on the Richborough collection

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

In the 1970s a study was carried out of 445 extant brooches from Richborough, both by the traditional typological method and by scientific methods which had not so far been applied systematically to material of this type. The early work indicated that there were significant correlations be...

A corpus of Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooches

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This dataset represents a digital companion to the book The Cruciform Brooch and Anglo-Saxon England published by Boydell and Brewer in 2015. This book establishes not only a new typology and chronology for these items, but also investigates their social context in some detail, considering...