Celtic sword brooch

Agency/Maker
Convict (Unknown)
Production date
1880s
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Brief description
Celtic sword brooch with detailed celtic inspired motifs

This artefact was discovered in an archaeological investigation in 1989 encompassing the foreshores of the Parramatta River from Arthur Street to Charles Street Wharf, from the Gasworks Bridge to Morton Street, land on George Street between Harris and Purchase Streets. The site has a varied history with the wharf landing in existence from 1788, and barracks, stores, granaries, a mens’ asylum, a mill and cloth factory all being in evidence at times between 1788 and the 1930s.
Media/Materials
At least 2 metals
Measurements
Height 8.3 (3.25"); Width 2.7cm (1.13"); Depth 1.2cm (.5")
Production place
Credit line
Parramatta City Council Cultural Collection - Archaeology
Subject category
Accession date
22 Jun 2012
Object number
QWW.1992.00137

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