BROOCH

Unique ID: BERK-8EDEA1

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A cast copper alloy Iron Age one piece La Tené III brooch, dating to the early first century AD (c. AD 20-43). The brooch is incomplete; the main body of the bow and the catchplate is all that survives, and this is distorted and bent. The bow itself widens fromthe spring end down towards the foot and is shouldreed just above the bent catchplate. The bow is decorated with a central row of chevrons running vertically down the bow; there are two moulded ribs running across the width of the bow just above the catchplate.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Length: 52.4 mm
Width: 7.08 mm
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 2 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009 - Wednesday 18th May 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011.087

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Decoration style: Geometric [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Iron Age Brooch: La Tene III brooch fragment

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: West Berkshire
District: West Berkshire
Parish: Winterbourne

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Created: Wednesday 15th June 2011
Updated: Monday 27th June 2011

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