LIN-272301: Roman fantail brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-272301

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete copper alloy fantail variant brooch. The brooch has semi-cylindrical wings in cross-section and is missing its spring. There is a rearward hook in the centre at the top. The bow is short and arched and the foot is in the form of a fantail. The brooch has a moulded band running the entire vertical length in the centre. On the bow this moulding is raised and decorated with two crosses between two double incised lines. On the foot this moulding splits into two raised lines.

Class: Fantail

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Threekingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0934
Four figure Latitude: 52.892411
Four figure longitude: -0.381269
1:25K map: TF0934
1:10K map: TF03SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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