NMS-30DCC6: Roman dolphin brooch

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-30DCC6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Sprung copper alloy Dolphin brooch. Hexagonal sectioned bow with a pair of median grooves along it’s back from the head to foot, tapering slightly towards foot which has a flat, blunt terminal, most of catch-plate survives. ‘C’ sectioned wings with one transverse and one diagonal line on each, hook and part of wings filled with iron corrosion from (missing) pin. Length 35mm, width 16mm. 1st century AD.

Class: Dolphin brooch

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Width: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Kenninghall

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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