Roman brooch of a frog

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Object type: Ampulla
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Bronze
Date found: 07/11/2021
Location: South Northamptonshire


A Roman brooch in the form of a frog dating to the 2nd century AD. Possibly produced on the continent there are few similar brooches recorded on PAS and it is designated a Find of Note: Regional Importance.