SF-84B4B5: Bracelet

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Unique ID: SF-84B4B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy cable bracelet, formed from two strands of twisted copper-alloy wire. The surviving part of this bracelet has been straightened and damaged in its centre, it measures 74mm in length and 5mm in width. One of the terminals has been flattened but appears to be incomplete due to an old break, the other terminal is also incomplete due to an old break. This bracelet is Roman in date and similar cable bracelets and armlets have been found in Colchester, it is most likely to date to the 3rd or 4th centuries (Crummy 1983, 38-39, fig 41).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 74 mm
Width: 5 mm
Weight: 9.48 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: wenhaston area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Monday 29th September 2003
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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