LEIC-B57246: B57246

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: LEIC-B57246

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy object made up of three spherical balls c. 10mm in diameter, joined together by small rods 3mm wide and c. 6mm long. The whole object is about 22mm in diameter and has been roughly cast. This is probably a strap union or junction. These are usually Roman in date but the style of this makes it more likely to be Iron Age (pers comm Dr J. D. Hill). Recorded at the Hidden Treasures roadshow in Market Harborough. A similar object has been recorded on the database at SF-3AB401.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: 800 BC
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Fleckney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6493
Four figure Latitude: 52.531117
Four figure longitude: -1.057984
1:25K map: SP6493
1:10K map: SP69SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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