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Unique ID: NMS-6EAD14

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Fragment of a Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Hinged brooch with an old break, the lower part of a bow with a fantail foot inlaid with red enamel. Mackreth 2011, CD H 7.63. The scrolls-and-lozenge motif reserved on the enamel ground is very close to that on ibid. 90, pl. 59 nos. 2861 and 2866,  "common type [which] has, reserved in the enamel, a pelta hanging from a lozenge which is frequently itself filled with enamel." The catchplate has lost its curled over edge. Extant length and width 23.6 and 14.9mm.  AD c.60 - c.150.

Class: Colchester Derivative Hinged
Sub class: Mackreth CD H 7.63.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 70
Date to: Circa AD 170

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.6 mm
Width: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd October 2021 - Tuesday 21st December 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 3182
Other reference: SB11012022

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Gunthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0037
Four figure Latitude: 52.89323259
Four figure longitude: 0.97166606
1:25K map: TG0037
1:10K map: TG03NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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