Edible Archaeology: Butler’s Field brooch

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Tess is an archaeologist, and works with a replica maker, Roland. As a bit of fun, we have been making chocolate replicas from Roland’s moulds. Our version of Mrs Getty’s huge brooch from the Anglo-Saxon grave at Butler’s Field, Gloucestershire (now in Corinium Museum) was moulded from dark chocolate, with edible gold paint.

Dr Tess Machling & Roland Williamson

Bodgit and Bendit replica makers

This edition of edible archaeology appeared in issue 315 of Current Archaeology.

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