HESH-D48367: Iron Age: Bulls Head Bucket Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: HESH-D48367

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Rally ID: 24

Iron Age: A cast copper alloy bucket mount, in the shape of a bull's head. It is a heavily corroded triangular shaped bucket mount. It has a flat profile with recessed bosses at all three corners. A ridge is present along the back on the reverse of the item. The horns curve inwards.

Length: 36.8mm
Width: 30.7mm
Thickness: 12.6mm (max)
Thickness: 7.5mm (min)
Weight: 32.0 grams

Artefact has been photographed.

Notes:

Recorded in the field at DW Ludlow 1 rally (15/08/10).

Finder has since supplied more photographic images.

Class: Bulls head

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.8 mm
Width: 30.7 mm
Thickness: 12.6 mm
Weight: 32 g

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
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DW Ludlow 1 / Rally ID: 24

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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