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ASHM-643CF4: Incomplete Hod Hill type brooch

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Unique ID: ASHM-643CF4

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An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman Hod Hill brooch dating from c. AD 43-75.The brooch is missing the rolled head and pin. The bow of the brooch has a rectangular panel arranged vertically with a moulded raised sawtooth-style rib down the centre. The lower section of the bow tapers towards a rounded terminal knop. The catch-plate is retained on the reverse.

Class: Hod Hill

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 75

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.2 mm
Width: 6.5 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD602

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ASHM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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