LIN-F06EB3: Roman bow and fantail brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-F06EB3

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An incomplete early Roman bow and fantail or aesica variant brooch. The brooch has semi-cylindrical wings in cross-section, decorated with three or four diagonally incised lines. The bow is oval in cross-section with a moulded rib down the centre. There is a moulded collar at the base of the bow. The foot is flat, triangular and decorated with a pair of incised lines down the centre, and another at either side. In each corner is a moulded knop. There is a catchplate on the reverse.

Class: Bow and fantail

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Kirkby la Thorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: LIN
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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