LANCUM-473D16: Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LANCUM-473D16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A badly heat-affected copper alloy Roman brooch, possibly of Headstud type and dating from the late 1st to 2nd century AD. Only part of the bow and the head survives. The bow has a ridge running down the centre, with incised lines either side. The melted condition of the brooch is consistent with its presence in a cremation and makes the positive identification of the brooch type rather problematic.

Class: ?Headstud

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 60
Date to: Ante AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Weight: 11.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Beckfoot

Spatial coordinates


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: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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