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Viking tortoise brooch ([resumably from a pair of lady's brooches) Gilt copper alloy form 750-850, Skane, Sweden. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

Oval brooches. Bronze. These oval brooches feature an early design of a gripping-beast motif. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 34000:Bj 559. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Viking Round Box Brooch; ca 1000-1100, Gotland, Sweden Worn by women on Gotland to affix their shawls at the collarbone and also held small objects. This brooch is decorated with tiny beasts inhabiting the interlace patterns on the top and sides. Medium: copper alloy, cast, selectively applied silver foil (OA XRD)