DUR-857BE2: Cast copper alloy Roman strap slide

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Unique ID: DUR-857BE2

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Cast copper alloy Roman strap slide. It is in the form of a 6-petalled flower. The petals are marked by shallow linear grooves radiating from the centre. In the centre is a circular groove leaving a central raised circle. On the reverse is a rectangular loop. The mount is domed and the back is flat.

Class: Strap Slide


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 11.58 mm
Weight: 9.1 g
Diameter: 18.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Malton Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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