FAKL-0677F6: Roman brooch fragment

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Unique ID: FAKL-0677F6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman brooch fragment, too little surviving to allow classificaton but its pointed end would be appropriate for a number of first and second century Colchester derivative types. On the underside of the fragment is the catch plate which has been bent flat. The fragment has a flat, keel-shaped section the start of the bow being marked by two transverse mouldings flanking a larger moulding. Length 26.0mm, Width 9.1mm, Thickness 3.1mm, Mass 2.41g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 2.41 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 820

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Airedale and Ferry Fryston (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4626
Four figure Latitude: 53.7283778
Four figure longitude: -1.30426553
1:25K map: SE4626
1:10K map: SE42NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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