SUR-E04147: Roman: Horse brooch

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Unique ID: SUR-E04147

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn fragment of an object in the form of a horse. The horse is running to the left. Its mane is in the form of a crest with transverse lines. The rear half od the horse is missing. The back is plain and there is no evidence for attachment. The object does not appear to be of Roman date (Sally Worrell, pers.comm.) but the patina and worn condition suggest it may be ancient.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.55 mm
Width: 23.19 mm
Weight: 6.92 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Ms Sally Worrell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B13-451

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wokingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8270
Four figure Latitude: 51.42308895
Four figure longitude: -0.82205018
1:25K map: SU8270
1:10K map: SU87SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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