BROOCH

Unique ID: HAMP-73A965

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An incomplete tinned copper-alloy T shaped brooch of Roman date. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and D-shaped in cross section. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile, with cylindrical wings projecting from either side, one is incomplete. There is an incomplete tab or loop at the head. The spring and pin are missing. The bow tapers towards the old break about halfway down the length of the bow and the bow is decorated with a concave and convex incision forming a broad X. The back of the brooch is flat and undecorated. The brooch has a mid green patina and is corroded in places.

Notes:


Class: T shape

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 75
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Length: 22.95 mm
Width: 33.45 mm
Thickness: 8.85 mm
Weight: 7.73 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

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]
Surface Treatment: Tinned [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Roman T shaped brooch

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Basingstoke And Deane
Parish: St. Mary Bourne

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473 Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
WOEID: 18680
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Thursday 12th April 2012
Updated: Thursday 12th April 2012

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