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BROOCH

Unique ID: ESS-557867

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Late Iron Age to early Roman bow brooch fragment of Colchester type. The bow and parts of the wings and spring mechanism are present, but the rest of the brooch is missing due to old breaks. The wings are short and flat, and there is a hook bent forward over the bow. The brooch measures 57.3m in length, 14.6mm in width across the wings, 22.3mm in thickness including the bent spring and weighs 7.8g.

Class: Colchester (one-piece)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 25
Date to: Circa AD 60

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57.3 mm
Width: 14.6 mm
Thickness: 22.3 mm
Weight: 5.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7742

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Fingringhoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0219
Four figure Latitude: 51.83307118
Four figure longitude: 0.9303574
1:25K map: TM0219
1:10K map: TM01NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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