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Unique ID: YORYM-578657

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper-alloy circular Umbonate brooch which originally had four rounded projections. The hollow-backed, raised centre has a sun burst design, in the form of two circles of triangular cells, which contained red and blue enamel. The pin and its fixing are missing and the catch-plate is broken.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th August 2002

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Linear
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Pocklington (Civil Parish)

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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