SUR-E35176: Roman: Polden Hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: SUR-E35176

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The upper part of a Roman Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, Eastern Group) bow brooch. The spring, pin and lower part of the bow and catchplate are missing. The spine of the brooch is decorated with a ladder-like engraving. On the surviving side wing is a pair of transverse grooves.

Class: Colchester derivative Polden Hill (flat wing ends type, Eastern Group)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.49 mm
Width: 17.48 mm
Weight: 4.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B10.163

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Radley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5299
Four figure Latitude: 51.687357
Four figure longitude: -1.249186
1:25K map: SU5299
1:10K map: SU59NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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