Swastika brooch

Photo: Kent County Council
Object type: Brooch
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 10/10/2022
Location: Canterbury, Kent


Plate swastika brooches were about in 1st – 2nd Roman Britain and also in the 5th century. The Roman ones tended to have narrower arms and so this is thought to be the later variety. It is a Find of Note.