WILT-708EB9: Iron Age LA Tene Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: WILT-708EB9

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An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age La Tene I brooch dating to the period c. 400 - 200 BC. Only two loops of the pin remain wrapped around the remains of the copper alloy axis bar. It terminates in an old break. The pin is missing. The bow arches upwards from the head and is cylindrical in cross-section. The bow is undecorated. It then arches downwards into the foot which terminates in a curled catchplate.

The brooch measures 31.48mm in length, 6.05mm maximum width, 2.87mm minimum width and is 6.46mm thick. It weighs 3.36g.

Cf. Hattatt, R, 2007, p. 288, nos. 221 & 724.

Class: La Tene I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 400 BC
Date to: Circa 200 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.48 mm
Width: 6.05 mm
Thickness: 6.46 mm
Weight: 3.36 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4255

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)
Parish or ward: Chippenham Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8975
Four figure Latitude: 51.47385335
Four figure longitude: -2.15976825
1:25K map: ST8975
1:10K map: ST87NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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