YORYM-B4B863: Roman : Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: YORYM-B4B863

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small fragment from a cast copper alloy Roman plate brooch. The brooch is circular and flat, with no rim, only a small fragment survives. The brooch is undecorated. The catchplate survives on the reverse of the fragment but it is broken and worn. It has a smooth, even patina, which is a dark jade-green.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.36 mm
Width: 16.4 mm
Thickness: 1.38 mm
Weight: 1.83 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Everingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Friday 2nd November 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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