BH-51375D: Roman furniture fitting

Rights Holder: All rights reserved
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

FURNITURE FITTING

Unique ID: BH-51375D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy bell-shaped stud dating to the Roman period. The body of the stud comprises a flat, circular disc, decorated with a circumferential groove. From the upper surface of the disc there extends a rectangular lug which appears to be broken. From the underside of the disc, there extends a convex base. The base is decorated with a circumferential rib flanked by two grooves and a central raised cicular moulding. The stud measures 22mm in length and a maximum of 29mm in diameter at the base. It weighs 30.28g.

Class: Bell-shaped stud

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 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Weight: 30.28 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watton-at-Stone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2819
Four figure Latitude: 51.85492029
Four figure longitude: -0.14286955
1:25K map: TL2819
1:10K map: TL21NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: BH-838213
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy bell-shaped stud, probably a furniture fitting, dating to the Roman period. The body of the stud is cylindrical and…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: PUBLIC-6ADF61
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy bell-shaped stud dating to the Roman period. The body of the stud comprises a flat, circular disc. From the upper …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BH-511144
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper-alloy bell-shaped stud dating to the Roman period. The body of the stud resembles a bell in that is is cylindrical and f…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.