Aesica brooch

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Object type: Brooch
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 15/07/2021
Location: West Oxfordshire


An almost complete copper alloy Aesica brooch dating to 1st Century AD. This type of brooch is named after a brooch found during the excavation of Aesica (now known as Great Chesters) fort on Hadrian’s Wall in 1894.