LIN-F11647: Possible Roman iron brooch

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Unique ID: LIN-F11647

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Possible fragment of an iron Hod Hill brooch. The fragment is very corroded and so a certain identification is not possible, however the object is in the shape of an early Roman Hod Hill brooch, having a flat rectangular body with the remains of what appear to be circular side-knops. The 'foot' is triangular in plan, flat and has a ?circular terminal.

Class: Hod Hill


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Threekingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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