HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: DUR-05BB31

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An almost complete cast copper alloy early Roman skirted terret ring, dating to c. 43-100 AD. It has a circular loop with an integrally cast flared skirt. The loop had three decorative loops, set equal intervals apart with one at the top and one on each side. The top one is now missing. These decorative sub-circular loops have three circular knops at similar intervals around their outside edge. The loop is set on a slightly raised panel on top of the skirt. The skirt comprises four triangular extensions out from the centre, almost like a four pointed star. One of the points has broken off half way. The two points which run parallel with the loop are flared upwards at their ends. The opposing two are flared downwards at their ends. Below the skirt, in the centre is set a rectangular loop, on the same axis as the top circular loop and cast integrally. Measures- 61.26mm x 51.34mm width of skirt- 42.48mm

Class: Terret
Sub class: Skirtred

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 6.39 mm
Weight: 56 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [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]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Harrogate
Parish: Boroughbridge

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4065
Four figure Latitude: 54.079375 Four figure longitude: -1.390118
1:25K map: SE4065
1:10K map: SE46NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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Created: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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