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BUCKLE

Unique ID: HAMP-9BF1A2

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A fragment of a late Roman copper-alloy "dolphin" buckle of Hawkes and Dunning (1961) Type IA, dating to c.AD 350-450. Only one half remains, which takes the form of a confronted dolphin head with its mouth open and a prominant mane or ridge decorated with diagonal grooves running around the edge. The buckle has broken across the junction with the strap bar and at the meeting point of the confronted heads. The reverse is flat and undecorated.

Class: Hawkes and Dunning Type IA

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.3 mm
Width: 15.8 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm
Weight: 2.45 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Headbourne Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4831
Four figure Latitude: 51.07632472
Four figure longitude: -1.31621186
1:25K map: SU4831
1:10K map: SU43SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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