LIN-609955: Roman trumpet brooch

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Unique ID: LIN-609955

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British trumpet brooch. Typical trumpet head leading to a fully rounded and developed acanthus moulding. A swivelling wire chain loop is inserted into a tubular bronze axis bar. The chaion loop clip is decorated with two incised horizontal lines. Foot ends in a knob. Catchplate intact, pin missing.

Class: Trumpet
Sub class: British

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 125

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55 mm
Width: 21 mm

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration method: Incised
Decoration style: Linear

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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