NMS-C027E4: Unidentified Roman object

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Unique ID: NMS-C027E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of an unidentified copper alloy Roman object. Rectangular-sectioned trefoil projection (one small central foil with a longer, downward curving foil to either side) on the outside of an originally circular frame almost all of which is missing. For a more complete but still unidentified example, see BH-88BC87. Perhaps part of an elaborate key handle.

Width (from outside edge of projection to inside edge of frame) 18mm. Thickness 4mm. Width of projection (tip to tip of side foils) 17mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 409

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th January 2014 - Friday 21st February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25729
Other reference: DDMD022014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Mattishall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0412
Four figure Latitude: 52.66730679
Four figure longitude: 1.01547409
1:25K map: TG0412
1:10K map: TG01SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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