HAMP-FF2BA1: Roman hod hill bow brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: HAMP-FF2BA1

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An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman Hod Hill type brooch, dating to the 1st century AD. The object is sub-rectangular in cross-section. The incomplete hinged head is rolled over the iron axis bar. The brooch tapers to a rectangular collar before narrowing at the waist. The bow expands slightly before tapering towards two raised horizontal collars. After this the bow tapers towards the foot which is incomplete. The bow is decorated with two raised vertical ridges. The foot is missing and only a small amount of the catch-plate remains on the reverse. The hinge and pin are missing.

Notes:


Class: Hod Hill

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 75

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.3 mm
Width: 7.75 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 6.21 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

Materials and construction

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

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
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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