WILT-092DA4: Nauheim Derivative brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: WILT-092DA4

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A Iron Age/Roman copper alloy Nauheim Derivative brooch dating to c AD 25-100. The brooch is slightly misshapen and is missing its pin. The brooch comprises the four curls of the spring mechanism (the pin has broken off) which leads down into the bow of the brooch. The bow broadens sharply beneath the spring curls and remains the same width until it reaches the foot where it narrows sharply and turns back to form the catchplate. The bow is decorated with paired rows of punch-marks down each side of the upper bow. The brooch weighs 3.65g and measures 47.07mm in length, 10.59mm in width (across the spring curls - the bow is 6.51mm in width), 11.58mm in height and 0.94mm in thickness. Cf Mackreth, DF, (2011) Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain, Oxbow Books, Oxford, vol 2, p 10, plate 7, no 4014 and vol 1, p 15, Class 2.c no 4014.

Class: Nauheim Derivative

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Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 25
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.7 mm
Height: 11.58 mm
Width: 10.59 mm
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 3.65 g

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-27

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewton

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