DENO-127934: Roman Umbonate Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: DENO-127934

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete and worn cast copper alloy Roman umbonate brooch. The brooch is sub-circular in form with a domed central boss and hollow reverse. The domed boss is decorated with a roundel design of enamel filled cells. The outer ring consists of blue triangular cells and there is an inner ring of samller red triangular cells. The remains of the hinged pin fittings survive on the rear but the pin is missing.

Brooches of this type are typically dated AD. c.100-250.

Class: Umbonate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.82 mm
Height: 8.84 mm
Width: 21.52 mm
Weight: 4.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Saturday 31st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Secondary identifier: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7594

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Thoresby Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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