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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: CAM-D0D255

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Iron Age to Roman miniature terret ring. The undecorated ring is not circular and has an outer diameter of 16.58 mm and an internal diameter of 8.33 mm. It shows some slight signs of wear around the inside edge. Terret rings such as this are possibly associated with horse harness, sword belts, belts or they may have some other utilitarian use.

Class: Terret
Sub class: Miniature

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 300 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.67 mm
Weight: 3.52 g
Diameter: 16.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th October 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Saffon Walden & District Metal Detecting Club
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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