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HAIR PIN

Unique ID: NMS-604A88

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete and distorted Roman hairpin of Cool (1990) Group 5, point missing. Flat terminal above horizontal groove, then a group of diagonal or spiral grooves and then a group of six horizontal grooves. Extant length (unbent) 78mm. Diameter of top 4.6mm. Probably 2nd century, but possibly earlier or later.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 78 mm
Diameter: 4.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th November 2017 - Tuesday 21st February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59675
Other reference: AHS022018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Snetterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9889
Four figure Latitude: 52.4630323
Four figure longitude: 0.91314501
1:25K map: TL9889
1:10K map: TL98NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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