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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-B7F193

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very unusual continental brooch, incomplete, possibly a Knickfibel (angle-brooch) type. Has an oval-sectioned bow and leg, a straight cut upper end with a projecting integral rivet, the head is missing, has a sharply angled bend above a transverse slightly convex-sided rib, tapering to a point at foot. There is an openwork triangular catch-plate on the reverse with twin transverse lines on the outer face at the base. Measures 5mm x >61mm. Cf. Hattatt (1987) no.754. First half of the 1st century AD.

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date to: AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 61 mm
Width: 5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Becky Crawford
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 31814

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Sedgeford

Spatial coordinates


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Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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