BERK-510306: An Iron Age copper alloy La Tene I one-piece brooch (400-250BC).  Ticket no. Ylo 131

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BROOCH

Unique ID: BERK-510306

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An Iron Age copper alloy La Tene I one-piece brooch . The bow is hollow along its length and decorated with a line of tiny punched annulets. There is a broken short axis bar through the spring of which only two turns are present, the others are missing. The foot starts the distinctive return but the end is missing as is the pin. La tene I brooches date from circa 400-250 BC. Dimensions: length 12.68mm; width: 4.55mm; weight 5.33g

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: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 400 BC
Date to: Circa 250 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.26 mm
Weight: 5.33 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

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: David Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo 131

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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