SOM-936D00: Roman Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-936D00

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A fragment of sheet copper alloy binding from a wooden vessel of probable Roman date. The fragment measures 46.8mm by 25mm by 1.1mm and weighs 2.8g. It is decorated with repoussé motifs consisting of a single line of dots along the top and bottom and running transverse zigzags in between. The upper edge has been folder backwards and several of the adjacents dots are perforated. A broadly similar fragment has been found in a Roman context at Woodeaton, Oxfordshire (Bagnall Smith 1998, p. 179, no. 17.4, fig. 11).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.8 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 2.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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