SF4248: Roman brooch

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Unique ID: SF4248

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch fragment, Crossbow type, 'light' sub-group. Upper part only; pin bent. White metal surfaces. Iron hinge bar. Headknob and arms are both slightly flattened at the back. Arms are cylindrical with end knobs and collar mouldings. The top of the bow is D-sectioned and plain. Width 28mm, surviving length 17mm, Type as Caister (EAA 1993) nos. 5,6, generally dated to the first half of the 3rd century.

Class: Crossbow


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 200
Date to: AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
Identified by: Judith Plouviez

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: White metal
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 18 years ago
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