HESH-D47B14: Iron Age: Terret

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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: HESH-D47B14

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Rally ID: 25

Late Iron Age to Early Roman: An incomplete (approximately 1/3 present) cast copper alloy lipped terret. There is an oval cross section at the strap base, it flares outwards with a D-shaped ridge at the junction of the terret. It then tapers to the upper break on the ring. It has unusual D shaped flared ribs, D shaped cross sections between breaks. The breaks are unpatinated / recent. The terret is soil encrusted, with an iron stained patina, laminating at breaks. Polished brown coloured patina.

cf: Polden Hill c. 40-70 AD

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Class: terret
Sub class: lipped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th August 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Detecting Wales Rally (19) - Ludlow Area (15-08-10)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DW Ludlow 1 / Rally ID: 25

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ludlow 1

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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