Roman brooch in the shape of a running dog
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Roman brooch in the shape of a running dog

© Museum of London

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Brooch, copper alloy, in form of a running dog. Traces of coloured enamel in a blue field still exist. Hinged pin and catchplate are intact. There are many variations in the decoration and colour of these hounds. Probably early to mid 2nd century AD.
 

Date

43 AD - 410 AD
 

Image Number

000373
 

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