GLO-BB03C9:

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-BB03C9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy knee type brooch that has a flat semicircular head plate that has small notched running around its edge. On the reverse are perforated lugs that hold pin axis bar that has traces of the spring in place, the pin is missing. but this is now missing. The arching bow emanates from the front of the head plate and curves over forming a rounded knee that has a concave underside. The leg has a narrowed mid-section with a slightly expanded foot at the base. The catch plat on the reverse is complete.

Class: Knee

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 5.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2021 - Wednesday 1st September 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Great Witcombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9115
Four figure Latitude: 51.83353722
Four figure longitude: -2.13201528
1:25K map: SO9115
1:10K map: SO91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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