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Record ID: DOR-B37E55
Object type: PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy and coral mount of uncertain function (most likely the head of a dress pin, see note). The object is of composite construction The lower part is hexagonal in outline with a wide central aperture containing the domed upper section of (probable) coral with a central. separate copper alloy pin. The sides of the lower part are decorated with chevrons formed of raised oval ridges with dotted lines oitlining them and some of the spaces between infilled with moulded cross hatching. At the back of the lower section is a central shallow angular recess and some iron staining indi…
Created on: Wednesday 13th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sixpenny Handley', grid reference and parish protected.


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