NLM501: Bow brooch

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Unique ID: NLM501

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Very weathered. Chain-loop broken, pin and catchplate missing.


Checked by MF followinf Sophie Catley. Dating completed [unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Bow brooch


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 100
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.7 mm
Width: 15.2 mm
Weight: 4.37 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: NLPS0550 nlm00550

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

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

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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