WILT-34130A: Unidentified object of uncertain date

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: WILT-34130A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy unidentified object of uncertain date which is possibly a strap end due to the terminal.

The top of the object has a single remaining attachment plate with a central rivet hole (the other plate is missing). Below the attachment plate, are three circumfernetial ridges flanked by two grooves before a plain band a two further raised bands flanked by a larger groove. The main body of the artefact expands and narrows before terminating with three further circumfrential bands and two grooves. The expansion is broadly oval in plan (22.9mm in length expanding from 5.45mm wide to 8.35mm wide) with hammered edges creating an octagonal cross section. The artefact terminates in a foot which is oval in plan and D shaped in cross section, the foot expands from 4.8mm to 13.8mm.

The artefact is 64.4mm in length, 13.85mm wide, 11.85mm thick and weighs 16.85 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 64.38 mm
Width: 13.83 mm
Thickness: 11.83 mm
Weight: 16.85 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 4269

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brixton Deverill

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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