NLM809: bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NLM809

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

chain-loop and pin missing. Simple headstud, rectangular cells with faint traces of blue enamel.

Notes:

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

Class: Bow brooch
Sub class: Headstud

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.5 mm
Width: 14.9 mm
Weight: 6.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th May 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM950

Materials and construction

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

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

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

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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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