NLM654: Bow brooch

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Unique ID: NLM654

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Chain loop damaged, pin missing, headstud hollow, raised zigzag on bow, hinged.


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

Class: Bow brooch
Sub class: Headstud


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th October 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0733 nlm00733

Materials and construction

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

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
Discovery circumstances: Walcot rally on 19.10.1997.
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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