CAM-0B11E1: Early medieval annular brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: CAM-0B11E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy annular brooch dating from the late fifth to the seventh centuries AD. The brooch comprises a flat ring shaped plate with two perforations to secure the pin. The pin is circular in section and tapers to a point. It is looped through the perforations. The brooch has a diameter of 67mm, the plate has a width of 10mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 450
Date to: Ante AD 650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10 mm
Diameter: 67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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