HAMP-73A965: Roman T shaped brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: HAMP-73A965

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

An incomplete tinned copper-alloy T shaped brooch of Roman date. In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped, and D-shaped in cross section. The bow head is hump-like, and angular (comma shaped) in profile, with cylindrical wings projecting from either side, one is incomplete. There is an incomplete tab or loop at the head. The spring and pin are missing. The bow tapers towards the old break about halfway down the length of the bow and the bow is decorated with a concave and convex incision forming a broad X. The back of the brooch is flat and undecorated. The brooch has a mid green patina and is corroded in places.

Notes:


Class: T shape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 75
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 150
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.95 mm
Width: 33.45 mm
Thickness: 8.85 mm
Weight: 7.73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Tinned

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473
Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
WOEID: 18680
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Thursday 12th April 2012
Updated: Thursday 12th April 2012

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