PUBLIC-28E384: Roman T-shaped brooch (incomplete) (front)

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BROOCH

Unique ID: PUBLIC-28E384

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman T-shaped brooch, circa 70-150 AD.

The wings are cylidrical, each with a raised vertical ridge midway along, one of which has rope decoration. These ridges are confined to the front. The bow is tapered, D-shaped in cross section and has a vertical ridge at its centre. The lower part of the bow is missing, as are the axis bar and pin. The object has a degraded matt green patina with some iron staining. Length of brooch: 23.63 mm..Length of wings: 39.65 mm. width of bow: 11.49 mm, tapering to 6.98 mm. Thickness of bow: 2.91 mm, Weight: 7.363 grams.

Class: Dolphin

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 70
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.63 mm
Width: 39.65 mm
Thickness: 2.91 mm
Weight: 7.363 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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