NLM673: bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NLM673

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Big crossbow brooch, part of pin missing, crenelated foot, knobs conical. Iron central axis bar.

Notes:

Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Classification changed from 'bow' to 'crossbow'. Dating completed [unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Crossbow

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 200
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 70.2 mm
Width: 54.9 mm
Weight: 47.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th March 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS776 nlm00776

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: EASTLINDSEY

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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