BUC-144D54: Copper alloy Roman Trumpet Brooch

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Unique ID: BUC-144D54

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incompete Roman copper-alloy trumpet brooch. Part of the spring survives behind the head, but the pin and foot are missing. The bow of the brooch has decorative mouldings but these are obscured by iron corrosion. There are two C-shaped panels of blue enamel on the head and only small flecks of red on the upper bow.

Class: Trumpet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.98 mm
Width: 14.83 mm
Thickness: 5.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sandie Williams
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lavendon

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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