BERK-82A42A: Roman brooch: Hod Hill Brooch

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Unique ID: BERK-82A42A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment from a cast copper alloy Roman brooch, probably a Hod Hill style brooch dating to the later first century AD (c. AD 43-75). The fragment comprises the very foot of the brooch; the lower bow is decorated with two horizontal ribs of collars with five vertical ribs above. The reverse of the foot of the brooch retains much of the catchplate. The rest of the brooch is missing.

Class: Hod Hill (straight bow)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 75

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.6 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 3 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.184

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Milton-under-Wychwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2517
Four figure Latitude: 51.85103875
Four figure longitude: -1.63845535
1:25K map: SP2517
1:10K map: SP21NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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