BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-609955

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

British trumpet brooch. Typical trumpet head leading to a fully rounded and developed acanthus moulding. A swivelling wire chain loop is inserted into a tubular bronze axis bar. The chaion loop clip is decorated with two incised horizontal lines. Foot ends in a knob. Catchplate intact, pin missing.

Class: Trumpet
Sub class: British

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 125

Dimensions and weight

Length: 55 mm
Width: 21 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Identified by: Adam Daubney - [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]
Decoration method: Incised [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Decoration style: Linear [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: North Kesteven
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Thursday 29th May 2003
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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