SF434: Roman brooch

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Unique ID: SF434

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch; flat enamelled disc with small lugs; broken pin, damaged lugs; pin is sprung between 2 lugs; 6-pointed star design with central dot, dark green enamel in central star, pale green (discoloured from white?) in the outer triangles; 12 margin lugs; similar to ALP 003


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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 100
Date to: Ante AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st October 1999

Personal details

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Identified by: Judith Plouviez

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK ELVEDEN

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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