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Unique ID: SF2735

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper alloy belt fitting; curving leaf-shaped plate with a pair of integrally cast attachment rivets on the reverse, each rivet has a sub-circular shank and flattened head; one apex of the plate extends into a pierced suspension lug with a basal raised collar; patches of invasive corrosion on front surface of plate; belt fitting possibly associated with military costume or equipment.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2000

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK LACKFORD

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Thursday 15th June 2000
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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