NLM499: Bow brooch

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Unique ID: NLM499

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Hinged, pin missing. Two rectangular cells for enamel, incised line on bottom to aid bonding. Enamel also missing.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Sub-classification added: 'Colchester derivative'; dating completed [unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Bow brooch
Sub class: Colchester derivative


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.3 mm
Width: 21.4 mm
Weight: 6.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd February 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0548 nlm00548

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration method: Incised

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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