HAMP2568: Anglo-Saxon Saucer BROOCH

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BROOCH

Unique ID: HAMP2568

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Fragment, just over 50% surviving, cast copper-alloy saucer brooch. Shallow upturned rim, edges damaged. Central ring-and-dot motif encircled by groups of three radial lines forming a basketwork rosette; further enclosed by three concentric rings; surrounded by a border of basketwork ornament with groups of four incised lines, within triple concentric rings at perimeter. Trace of catchplate. Dark, almost black patina. D: 37 Ht: 3.5 Wt: 13.31g This brooch is very similar to a pair from Brighthampton, Oxfordshire (MacGregor and Bolick 1993, 49 no. 2.33)

Class: Saucer

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 500
Date to: AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 13.31 g
Diameter: 37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd September 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sally Worrell
Identified by: Ms Sally Worrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6018
Four figure Latitude: 50.958312
Four figure longitude: -1.147085
1:25K map: SU6018
1:10K map: SU61NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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