BH-988E51: Roman harness fitting

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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: BH-988E51

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A copper-alloy stud, probably a harness fitting dating to the Roman period. The head is circular in plan and conical in section. From the underside of the head there extends a circular-section stem which terminates in a flat, circular end-plate. There appears to be mineralised leather adhering to the circular-section stem. The stud measures 12mm in length. The diameter of the head is 17mm, the thickness of the head is 6mm. The diameter of the stem is 4mm and the diameter of the end plate is 9mm. It weighs 2g.

Notes:

2016 SF 19

Class: Stud

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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