LEIC-931943: Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-931943

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Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch 47mm long, 13mm wide and 22mm thick. The object is in fair condition with and weighs 9.54grams. The object has a rounded head which is decorated with two raised ellipse's which form an oval motif. The bow begins with a slender neck decorated with a slight central ridge. The Shoulder is decorated with a large sub rectangular protrusion which is flanked by a waisted band and a smaller rectangular protrusion. Below this the bow is decorated with two rows of triangular enamel cells flanking a central ridge. The brooch has a rounded stepped foot and a sub triangular catch plate. There is a circular loop behind the brooches head, but the pin is missing.

Class: Bow Brooch
Sub class: Trumpet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 22 mm
Weight: 9.54 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: melton area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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