NLM5691: Roman Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: NLM5691

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman to early Medieval (c. 350-450 AD) military buckle. Two stylised animals head towards the centre of the outer frame and above two horses heads turned outwards. Flat back. Possibly Hawkes and Dunning Type IIA (1961).

Notes:

Checked following Sophie Catley. Image added. Drawing ref. added.

Class: Zoomorphic
Sub class: Hawkes and Dunning Type IIA

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.3 mm
Width: 23.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM3017

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: Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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