ESS-2D7755: Copper-alloy ring bezel

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Unique ID: ESS-2D7755

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy fragment of a possible Roman finger ring.

The fragment would have been soldered to the main part of the ring and contained a stone or intaglio.

The fragment is oval in shape and has recesses both sides.

The fragment is 13mm long, 10.7mm wide, 3.4mm thick and weighs 1.4g. It has a light green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 10.7 mm
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd March 2018 - Saturday 3rd March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Colin Rose
Identified by: Mr Colin Rose

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Sawston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4738
Four figure Latitude: 52.0209504
Four figure longitude: 0.14092577
1:25K map: TL4738
1:10K map: TL43NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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