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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-D7F425

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Fragment of copper alloy Colchester derivative rearhook Roman brooch. Only the head, part of the bow and wings are extant, the remainder is missing from old and worn breaks. The wings are semi-circular in section and are decorated with narrow reel and bead. The bow remnant has a broad curved taper into the wings and is sub-D-shaped in section, with an upper medial ridge, the head end is flattened where it terminates in a stubby remnant of a forward facing hook. Circa AD43-65.

Class: Colchester derivative, rear hook
Sub class: Mackreth 2011, CD RH

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 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 43.5 mm
Weight: 16.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - Friday 1st December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62259
Other reference: IND15052018GC

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Morningthorpe and Fritton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2393
Four figure Latitude: 52.48930667
Four figure longitude: 1.28320142
1:25K map: TM2393
1:10K map: TM29SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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