SUR-47C9F0: Iron Age or Roman: Possible harness ring

Rights Holder: Berkshire Archaeology
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

HARNESS RING

Unique ID: SUR-47C9F0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast copper alloy ring, probably of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The ring is heavily worn at one point and has a glossy blue-green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.36 mm
Weight: 5.16 g
Diameter: 31.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2011 - Saturday 31st December 2011

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: B12-98

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Goring (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6181
Four figure Latitude: 51.524629
Four figure longitude: -1.122136
1:25K map: SU6181
1:10K map: SU68SW
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.

Similar objects

Find number: WAW-5E4AB3
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
An incomplete cast copper-alloy harness fitting or terret ring. The artefact has an incomplete loop which is oval in section and narrows in w…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUR-6C44F6
Object type: RING
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
A fragment of a worn cast copper alloy possible sword fitting or harness ring, possibly of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The ring has a …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BERK-875378
Object type: HARNESS RING
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
A copper alloy harness ring, probably dating to the late Iron Age or early Roman period. The harness ring is circular in plan and has a sub-c…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.