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BROOCH

Unique ID: WMID3883

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The wings are sub-rectangular in plan. Protruding from the central edge of the wings and bow head is an integral fragment of wire which is folded back over the bow head forming a small hook. Protruding from the reverse of the wings, in the centre below the hook there is a second more narrow short length of wire which is curved forming a 'C' shape. This second protrusion is a fragment of the spring. The bow head is slightly hump-like leading to a curved and incomplete bow. The bow is broken above the catchplate. The bow is narrow and sub-oval in cross-section. The brooch has lost its original surface.

Notes:

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Class: Colchester One-Piece Brooch

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: 100 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.98 mm
Width: 10.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
To be known as: WARWICKSHIRE BIDFORD ON AVON

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Thursday 13th September 2001
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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