NMS-820A32: Iron Age La Tene III brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-820A32

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron Age copper alloy La Tène III brooch in very fresh condition. Parts of the surface are yellowish, i.e. without verdigris. The bow is bent at about midpoint and the pin is not engaged with the catchplate. The front of the bow is decorated with four transversely engraved lines above a vertical line of rocker-arm engraving which continues to the foot. Cf. Hattatt nos.238 and 737. Length c.35mm. 1st century BC/AD.

Class: La Tene III

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: 100 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Hindringham

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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