HAMP-72B994: Undatable (possibly Roman) unidentified object

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Unique ID: HAMP-72B994

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete unidentified object, very similar to BH-CA39C0. It comprises an incomplete copper-alloy ring, circular in cross-section (c.3mm diameter) and with a double moulded collar to one side from which extends a circular-section spigot, apparently tapering to a point. It measures 15.77mm in length, 15.27mm in max.width and 6.57mm in max.thickness (at the collar). It weighs 2.42g.
Of BH-CA39C0 the authors write 'The form of this piece suggests it was probably a swivelling handle attachment, probably from a Roman metal vessel'.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.77 mm
Width: 15.27 mm
Thickness: 6.57 mm
Weight: 2.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3830

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Midhurst

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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