NCL-DF1D13: Copper-alloy multi-faceted bead

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Unique ID: NCL-DF1D13

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Roman multi-faceted long octagonal copper-alloy bead. The bead expands toward the middle and narrowing toward both ends.

Class: Octagonal

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 250
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.39 mm
Thickness: 11.31 mm
Weight: 11.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
Parish or ward: Crosby Garrett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY7309
Four figure Latitude: 54.475634
Four figure longitude: -2.418165
1:25K map: NY7309
1:10K map: NY70NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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