SF4740: Trumpet BOW BROOCH

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Unique ID: SF4740

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy brooch fragment, Trumpet type. Mid and upper bow only, missing spring, headloop and pin. The enamelling on the upper bow is symmetric about the centre line and has a flattened oval at the top, a central yellow triangle with ?red in the surrounding quadrilateral, and a blue triangle at the base. The central large acanthus moulding is flattened at the back and has two ribs above and below. Surviving length 35 mm. Similar in type and proportions to Hattatt no 1528, differs in the detail of mouldings flanking the acanthus and the enamelled design.

Class: Trumpet


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 75
Date to: AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Weight: 13.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
Identified by: Judith Plouviez

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK HENLEY

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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