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BROOCH

Unique ID: KENT-501894

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An incomplete Roman cast, copper-alloy equal-armed/ended brooch c.100-200AD. The central panel is diamond in shape and has extended knops at the top and bottom corners. These knops are stepped back from the face of the plate. At the centre of the diamond is a circular recessed area. The brooch had been enamelled. The reverse has the catchplate and hinge but the pin is missing. Similar to an item in Hattatt's visual catalogue p.353 no.561. Length of 38.6mm, width of 20.5mm and thickness of 1.7mm. weighs 3.80g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.6 mm
Width: 20.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Ruiha Smalley
Identified by: Mrs Ruiha Smalley

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Gravesham (District)
To be known as: Luddesdown

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hattatt, R. 2000 A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches Oxford Oxbow Books 345 1563
Hattatt, R. 2000 A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches Oxford Oxbow Books 353 561

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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