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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-062A16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete copper alloy Roman Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch. The pin, one wing, most of the bow, the foot and the catchplate are missing.

The remaining wing is C-shaped in section, with a recessed reverse to house the pin mechanism. Projecting from the centre of the head is a rearward facing hook which terminates in a worn break. The facted hexagonal-sectioned bow arches back from the head and tapers from a width of 5.7mm to 3.0mm at the break point.

Class: Colchester-derivative, rear hook

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 14.3 mm
Thickness: 10.1 mm
Weight: 1.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th September 2016 - Tuesday 13th September 2016

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 61390
Other reference: RM092016-E18795

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Attleborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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