BELT

Unique ID: SF2735

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Cast copper alloy belt fitting; curving leaf-shaped plate with a pair of integrally cast attachment rivets on the reverse, each rivet has a sub-circular shank and flattened head; one apex of the plate extends into a pierced suspension lug with a basal raised collar; patches of invasive corrosion on front surface of plate; belt fitting possibly associated with military costume or equipment.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Length: 54 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Gabor Thomas - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Gabor Thomas - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
To be known as: SUFFOLK LACKFORD

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 15th June 2000
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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