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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
    • County: Dorset
    • Institution: SOMDOR

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Record ID: SOMDOR-B23117
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A base silver Uninscribed South-Western ('Durotrigian') stater of late Iron Age date. Oval flan.
Created on: Thursday 8th February 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Child Okeford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-B1F633
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold Early Uninscribed B ('Chute' type) stater of late Iron Age date.
Created on: Thursday 8th February 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Child Okeford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-E00920
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Uninscribed South-Western ('Durotrigian') stater of late Iron Age date. There are traces of a silver coating on the reverse.
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burleston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-612236
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Uninscribed South-Western quarter stater of late Iron Age date.
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pamphill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-C08878
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A base silver South-Western Uninscribed ('Durotrigian') stater of late Iron Age date. Similar to Hobbs nos. 2729-2731, which are believed to be contemporary copies. Two of these were found in Hampshire and the other is unprovenanced.
Created on: Tuesday 28th November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Compton Abbas', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-E47998
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two rim sherds from 1st century AD large, round barrel shaped storage jars or bowls. The rims are variously described as 'flat topped' beaded rims (Sunter & Woodward, 1986, 87)or 'flattened, tapering, triangular' rims (Seager Smith, 1993, 231). The fabrics are orange in colour with buff-orange to grey core and coarse and sandy in texture. They are similar to Gussage All Saints fabric type C, thought to originate in the Wareham/Poole Harbor region in the 1st Century AD (Wainwright, 1979, 50). In fact examples of this rim form are included as Black Burnished Ware from excavations at Ower…
Created on: Thursday 12th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winterborne Kingston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-4FA911
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy South-Western Uninscribed ('Durotrigian') stater of late Iron Age date.
Created on: Thursday 5th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Frampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-378F61
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragment from a enamelled cast copper alloy flat-ring terret of probable late Iron Age date. The fragment measures 36.8mm by 24.6mm by 12.1mm and weighs 18.44g. It consists of part of the hoop and a 10mm length of the cast-in-one copper alloy bar, which is narrowed with a circular cross-section (diameter 6.2mm). Beside the bar the hoop has a sub-circular cross-section (diameter 11.9mm). This narrows to around 6mm internally, with a flat rectangular cross-sectioned exterior, much of which has been damaged. This flat part is decorated on both sides with red enamel, inlaid around raised…
Created on: Wednesday 4th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Corscombe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-9DAE80
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy penanular brooch wth pin missing. Bent into shape from a single piece of faceted copper with terminals bent straight outwards, and with rounded knobs at the end, each containing an incised line around their circumference. Hattatt's type B2. The ring has an accentuated thickness away from the terminals and a trapezoidal cross section. 38.55mm diameter and 5.48mm maximum thickness of ring, the terminals are 14.08mm and 13.72mm long.
Created on: Monday 21st August 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Poyntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-1587D2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Base silver stater of south-west uninscribed ('Durotrigian') type. Oval flan.
Created on: Thursday 15th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pamphill', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-42EE25
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
6 sherds of reduced brownish grey coarseware. Fine sand, grog and limestone tempered. The stone pieces are large (up to 9mm) and sparsely distrubuted through the fabric. 5 body sherds. 1 rim sherd. Upright, plain rim from a jar. Handmade. Sherds heavily abraded. Probably late pre-Roman iron age into early Roman-British - c. 50 BC to 100 AD.
Created on: Monday 5th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-42DB64
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
3 reduced patchily fired dark grey and orange coarseware. Moderatefine sand temper with sparse larger stone inclusions. 3 body sherds. Thick walled, handmade vessels. One piece is carinated (probably from a jar or bowl) and is partly burnised. The carinated vessel suggests a late pre-Roman iron age date for this material - c. 50 Bc at AD 50
Created on: Monday 5th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-42CAC2
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
3 reduced dark grey coarseware. Abundant, poorly sorted, rounded quartz sand temper (up to 3 mm). 2 body sherd. Bead rims from a jar. Handmade. Sherds are quite abraded. Probably Romano-British - AD 1st century to 2nd century
Created on: Monday 5th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-427656
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
21 small sherds of Black Burnished ware. Poole harbour\Wareham fabric. Largely reduced grey (occasionally patchily oxidised buff and pink) fabric with dense rounded quartz sand temper. Burnish to some interior and exterior surfaces. 15 body sherds. Two have burnished acute lattice decoration. 3 rim sherds. 2 bead rims and one slightly everted rim from jars. 1 flat base sherd from a bowl or jar. 2 handles. 1 sub-circular sectioned handle, probably from a jar or cup. 1 counter sunk lug handle from a storage jar. Handmade. Sherds are small and quite abraded. Romano-British - late 1st…
Created on: Monday 5th June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-B93CF4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy iron age stater
Created on: Thursday 30th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-E7C7F5
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One sherd of earthenware. Reduced blak fabric with redddish brown oxidised exterior surface. Frequent fine sand and hgrog temper. Very thick walled body sherd, probably from a storage vessel. Heavily abraded. Identified as Mid to Late Iron Age pottery by Lorraine Mepham of Wessex Archaeology. Handmade. 3rd to 1st centuries BC.
Created on: Monday 30th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-E7A976
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One sherd of black burnished ware. Reduced grey core with patchily oxidised surfaces. Abundant rounded quartz sand temper. There is decoration on the exterior in the form of numerous randomly spaced, circular, shallow, cupped indentations. Thick walled body sherd. Heavily abraded. Identified as possibly Late Iron Age pottery by Lorraine Mepham of Wessex Archaeology. Handmade. 1st century BC to mid 1st century AD.
Created on: Monday 30th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-4BCF01
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a possible hinged copper-alloy bracelet, brooch or other item of personal adornment of Roman date. This is a tapering, D-sectioned, cast fragment with a narrowed, pierced tang at the wider/proximal end. It is broken at the distal end. The object is curved with a convex front. There is a small triangle of blue enamel inset on the mid line of the main body of the object, towards the distal end. The point of the triangle is towards the distal end. The back is undecorated. The tang projects from the middle of the wide end of the object in the same plane as the main body. The s…
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 26th January 2017
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Record ID: SOMDOR-A9AAB2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Iron Age base silver stater of South-Western Uninscribed ('Durotrigian') type. The coin has an oval flan with slightly convex obverse.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradford Peverell area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR-AC64D5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late Iron Age base silver stater of South-Western Uninscribed ('Durotrigian') type.
Created on: Thursday 22nd December 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradford Peverell area', grid reference and parish protected.


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