Roman brooch in the shape of a running dog

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

Full image caption

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.

Image Details

Date
 
43 AD - 410 AD
Image Number
 
000373

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