LVPL812: Trumpet type bow brooch

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Unique ID: LVPL812

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete trumpet brooch. Head missing. Prominent waist bead made up of three 'layers' which extends round the back of the bow but is flattened here. Milled double ridge and groove above and below bead. Leg triangular in section. Catchplate incomplete. Foot knob missing.


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Class: Trumpet type


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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