BUC-8023C7: Roman Horse gear fitting

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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: BUC-8023C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman horse gear fitting, dating from c. 120 to 250/300 AD. The fitting is square in shape, with a raised line running across the centre. Either side of this the fitting curves, making the two sections D shaped in cross section. The reverse of the fitting is hollow and concave, in the centre is an intergral attachment lug which narrows to a rounded blunt point. The fitting has a mid green patina and measures 19.7mm in length, 18.0mm in width, 9.6mm in maximum thickness and weighs 4.22g.

Nicolay 2007, page 384, Pl 73, number 142.1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 120
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.7 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 9.6 mm
Weight: 4.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4864

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8343
Four figure Latitude: 52.07914794
Four figure longitude: -0.79026831
1:25K map: SP8343
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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