LEIC-DD6041: DD6041 iron age torc

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Unique ID: LEIC-DD6041

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A fragment of a Late Iron Age to Early Roman copper-alloy beaded torc. It is 104mm long, 15-17mm wide and 9-15mm thick. The object would have made up the decorated part of the torc and consists of two flat oblong terminals decorated on one side with two incised lines. The beading consists of two large oval beads 17mm long and 15mm wide and decorated with grooves running either side of their widest part. On either side are four more smaller beads with the same decoration.

Class: Beaded

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 1
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 104 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd July 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
Parish or ward: Huncote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5198
Four figure Latitude: 52.577432
Four figure longitude: -1.248834
1:25K map: SP5198
1:10K map: SP59NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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