BERK-199B87: Roman-Medieval possible bracelet

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BRACELET

Unique ID: BERK-199B87

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper alloy incomplete bracelet with hooked terminals (3rd - 4th century). The bracelet is decorated with grooves along the length that form a border but no other decoration. The hooked opposing end of the bracelet is missing. A similar form of bracelet was found within a military context at Vindolanda (Birley & Greene 2006: 139-140 SF2509). Dimensions: length: 92.91mm; weight: 4.88g. Reference: Birley, B. and Greene, E. 2006. The Roman Jewellery from Vindolanda. Research Reports, New Series Volume IV. Fascicule V: Beads, Intaglios, Finger Rings, Bracelets and Ear-rings. Roman Army Museum Publications, Greenhead, Northumberland.

Notes:

Found during the Weekend Wanderers King Alfred the Great Rally 26-28 Aug

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
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: 92.91 mm
Weight: 4.88 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th August 2006

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - King Alfred the Great 06

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: David Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo 86

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Letcombe Regis

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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