LON-EB1DE0: An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch 'Hod Hill' Type, dating to AD 43-100.

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LON-EB1DE0

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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch 'Hod Hill' Type, dating to AD 43-100. The brooch has four vertical ribs on the bow and three transverse ribs below the bow, the foot is plan and tappers towards a terminal of an slightly expanded oval defined at the top by a transverse groove. At the head of the brooch the are the remains of the flattened terminal of the bow, with a central pin slot, it is rolled forwards to hold a pin in place, now missing. The catch plate is pierced near its centre with a single circular hole.

A similar brooch is illustrated in Mackreth (2011:96 No.8975)

A similar Hod Hill brooches on the database is SF-F13B65.

Dimensions: length: 56.81mm; width: 8.78mm; thickness: 8.66mm; weight: 6.08g

References: Bayley J. & Butcher S. 2004, Roman Brooches in Britain: A Technological and Typological Study based on the Richborough Collection. The Society of Antiquaries of London.

Mackreth D. F. 2011, Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain Vol: 1 & 2. Oxbow Books, Oxford

Class: Hod Hill

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56.81 mm
Width: 8.78 mm
Thickness: 8.66 mm
Weight: 6.08 g

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lewisham (London Borough)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3778
Four figure Latitude: 51.48436664
Four figure longitude: -0.02833635
1:25K map: TQ3778
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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