SF-846F38: Roman Henig type II finger ring fragment

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: SF-846F38

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman finger ring fragment. It consists of the shoulder, the oval bezel and part of the hoop. The hoop has a D-shaped cross-section; the shoulder has a curved profile. The bezel is recessed to house a glass or gem setting now missing; the raised rim of the bezel slightly expands into a triangle with its apex tapering towards the hoop. The breaks are well worn.

The fragment joins find SF-81DC06

It is assigned to the Henig's type II (1974, p. 55, fig. 1), which dates to the 1st-3rd century.

Length: 16.54 mm

Width: 14.54 mm

Thickness of the shoulder: 4.08 mm

Thickness of the bezel: 1.94 mm

Weight: 2.78 g

Class: Henig Type II

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 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.54 mm
Width: 14.54 mm
Thickness: 4.08 mm
Weight: 2.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 053
Other reference: Finders reference SS14 325

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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