LEIC-AB64CA: Roman Bow Brooch

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Unique ID: LEIC-AB64CA

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Roman copper-alloy bow brooch. The brooch consists of a semi-circular cross sectioned bow which is curved and tapering. The brooch is missing most of its wings, spring and pin. The triangular, incomplete, catch plate c. 20mm long, sits close the base of the bow. The surface is corroded. Length 59mm, width 4mm, weight 9.5grams.

Class: bow

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 59 mm
Width: 4 mm
Weight: 9.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Normanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9446
Four figure Latitude: 53.0030777
Four figure longitude: -0.60067491
1:25K map: SK9446
1:10K map: SK94NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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