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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-087036

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester-derivative brooch of Mackreth's (2011) CDRH Type 4. The pin, lower bow, foot and catchplate are missing. The C-shaped wings are both incomplete. The more complete example exhibits an engraved diagonal line. At the centre of the head is the stub of the rearhook. The bow tapers to an old break. It is decorated by a central longitudinal ridge engraved with a series of horizontal lines. Along each long edge is a moulded ridge.

See Mackreth (2011), Vol. I, p. 65 & Vol. II, p. 43, pl. 40.

Class: Colchester-derivative
Sub class: Mackreth's (2011) CDRH Type 4

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: 24 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 4.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Thursday 23rd February 2017

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 45394
Other reference: IND23022017JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Ashill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9105
Four figure Latitude: 52.60918764
Four figure longitude: 0.81943578
1:25K map: TF9105
1:10K map: TF90NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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