DOR-8E1C9B: Roman possible lamp hangar

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LAMP HANGER

Unique ID: DOR-8E1C9B

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman object, probably a lamp hanger dating to the period c. AD 43 - 410. The object consists of a conical centrepiece with a circular drilled perforation in the centre. It is decorated by a series of five incised concentric grooves. A semi-circular suspension loop projects from either side of the body, each terminating in a conical knop. The object has a smooth dark green patina. The metal has a high tin content.

The object measures 41.99mm in length, 15.01mm maximum width, 4.64mm minimum width, is 7.48mm thick and weighs 12.41g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.99 mm
Width: 15.01 mm
Thickness: 7.48 mm
Weight: 12.41 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: GCD4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Gussage St Michael

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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