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BERK-03E069: Roman brooch: Hod hill brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: BERK-03E069

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman Hod Hill style brooch dating to the late first century AD. The brooch has side lugs extending from a (broken) triangular plate which is decorated with cast vertical ribs The lower section of the bow is flat and slightly recessed from the upper section; a vertical row of horizontally aligned triangles have been stamped down the lower bow and here the remains of a white-metal coating can be seen. The brooch is missing its head with the hinged pin, and also the foot of the brooch. Some of the openwork catchplate is retained on the reverse. Suggested date AD 43-75.

Class: Hod Hill
Sub class: Side-lugs

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 75

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.3 mm
Width: 23.7 mm
Weight: 4.3 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.236

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Steventon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4591
Four figure Latitude: 51.61603515
Four figure longitude: -1.35146443
1:25K map: SU4591
1:10K map: SU49SE
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

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Audit data

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

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