DENO-DCB2C4: Roman Radiate Brooch

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Unique ID: DENO-DCB2C4

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A Roman incomplete cast copper alloy radiate plate brooch, in the shape of an eight-pointed star. Dating from the mid to 1st century AD, the star has eight points that reach to the outer edge. This style of brooch is often referred to as the 'sunburst' design. For direct comparisons, see Hattatt (2007) no. 1041-1043.

Length 28.9mm, width 26.3mm, thickness (plate) 1.1mm, thickness (inc lugs) 4.8mm, weight 3.20g

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 80
Date to: Exactly AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.9 mm
Width: 26.3 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 3.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st January 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E6612

Materials and construction

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

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