BH-8394A2: Roman object, possibly arms of a pair of tweezers

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TWEEZERS

Unique ID: BH-8394A2

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a copper-alloy object, possibly one of the arms of a pair of tweezers dating to the Roman period. The fragment comprises a strip of copper-alloy which is rectangular in plan and section. The strip has been bent back on itself, and on what is now the inner surface is decorated with two incised horizontal grooves and two centrally placed incised dots. The fragment measures 22mm in length and 6mm in width. It measures 1mm in thickness.

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 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 6 mm
Thickness: 1 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1027
Four figure Latitude: 51.93065334
Four figure longitude: -0.40155844
1:25K map: TL1027
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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