GLO-7ADA87: GLO-7ADA87 Roman bracelet

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BRACELET

Unique ID: GLO-7ADA87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy fragment of a Roman cable style bracelet that is made from two strands of oval cross section wire that is twisted around each other to form a spiral. The frame is oval in cross-section and truncated at both ends resulting in the loss of both termionals.

Very similar bracelets has been discovered at Colchester from contexts dated c.320-450 AD (Crummy 1983, 38-39, fig 41, no 1611, 1613 and 1628).

Class: cable (2 strands)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 250
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 4 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st July 2013 - Wednesday 30th April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Westbury-on-Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7312
Four figure Latitude: 51.80598114
Four figure longitude: -2.39299798
1:25K map: SO7312
1:10K map: SO71SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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