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Finds from Grave 107

Square headed brooch (AN1989.418)
Gilt copper alloy square-headed brooch (AN1989.418)
The grave contained a surpine inhumation of a young woman aged 15-20 years. The finds in the grave included:
  • this square-headed brooch found on the upper right chest,
  • a saucer brooch found on the left chest,
  • 4 amber, 1 melon type, 6 metal and 23 other amber beads,
  • a copper alloy brush tube found on the left chest - known as a 'cosmetic brush',
  • a copper alloy mount - a plate with 4 holes - found on the chest,
  • an iron buckle found on the left hip,
  • an ivory bag ring and toilet-set found in the pelvis area,
  • an iron pin and knife also found around the pelvis,
  • a perforated copper alloy disc found on the lower chest
  • and pottery from the grave fill.
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