SOM-93AD07: Roman Intaglio

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Unique ID: SOM-93AD07

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

A probable cast copper alloy imitation intaglio of Roman date. The oval 'intaglio' measures 16.1mm by 12.9mm by 2.6mm and weighs 1.5g. The front has a raised border and there are traces of solder on the reverse. The edge is slightly damaged in places. The 'intaglio' would probably have formed the setting for a finger ring.

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: 16.1 mm
Width: 12.9 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 1.5 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: Incomplete

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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