NLM-B12D3E: Roman Strap Slide

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: NLM-B12D3E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy strap fitting. Cast strap slide comprising a lentoid or vesica shaped plate with a sub-rectangular integrally cast loop behind. The display face bears a central boss with a deep gutter around it, with a slight thickening towards either pointed end; though the gutter appears apt to receive enamel there is no trace of colorant. The appearance is of a dilated eye. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-150.

Length: 28.2mm, Width: 18.9mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 5.8mm, Weight: 11.69gms

Class: Strap Slide

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.2 mm
Width: 18.9 mm
Thickness: 5.8 mm
Weight: 11.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34980

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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