BUC-512D81: Iron unidentified object

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Unique ID: BUC-512D81

Object type certainty: Certain
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A roughly C-shape iron object that may have been joined originally into a circle. This consists of two strands of 3mm thick wire that open to make four almost elliptical holes. The finder feels that this object could be a finger ring but although iron finger rings are known from Roman sites these are very different from this example. Despite extensive research it has not been possible to discover what this object is.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.27 mm
Width: 23.49 mm
Thickness: 3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Gayhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8445
Four figure Latitude: 52.096974
Four figure longitude: -0.775188
1:25K map: SP8445
1:10K map: SP84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: retained by finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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