LANCUM-ABBDE8: An incomplete copper alloy item difficult to identify possibly dating 300BC to 410AD.

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An incomplete copper alloy item difficult to identify possibly dating 300BC to 410AD. It is possibly the bow from an early Iron Age brooch, part of a terret ring or mount. The fragment is long, tapering and curving in different directions and the apex and terminal at which points it is also broken. Similar to SF-70C8C7, and YORYM-017E93on the database.

The length is 28mm, the width is 10mm thickness 4mm and the weight 4.07g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 300 BC
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 4.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Pendle (District)
To be known as: KELBROOK

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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