LIN-7F7A92: Roman copper alloy knee brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-7F7A92

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy knee brooch of Roman date, c.AD 150 - 250. The wings are cylindrical and undecorated and enclose a copper alloy spring. The bow is arched, plano-convex in section, and tapers to an incomplete foot. A partial catchplate survives.

Class: Knee

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 150
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 27 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 15.9 g

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Norton Disney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8559
Four figure Latitude: 53.12140904
Four figure longitude: -0.73132634
1:25K map: SK8559
1:10K map: SK85NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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

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