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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
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Record ID: KENT-F60735
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn body sherd of handmade probably late Iron Age vessel, possibly from a cooking jar. Description: The sherd and irregularly shaped in plan. The fabric is well fired and hard has an unoxidised outer surface and core (dark black). The outer surface is ashy suggesting it was a cooking jar. The inclusions are a mix of irregularly sorted small shell temper/sand. The breaks are angular and some striations are visible indicaiting its production via wheel throwing. Measurements: 95.95mm long, 102.43mm high, 8.3mm thic (including rim 6.25mm) and 108.9g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F599D7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn rim sherd of a wheel thrown Iron Age vessel, possibly late Iron Age gallo-belgic bowl. Description: The sherd is a rim sherd and irregularly shaped in plan. The fabric is well fired and hard has an un oxidised outer surface (dark black) and unevenly oxidised core (mid grey-brown) and unoxdised inner surface. The outer surface shows some evidence of burnishing. The rim is small and slightly flared it has a long neck and short shoulders. The inclusions are a mix of irregularly sorted small rounded flints, small - medium rounded grog and some sparse well sorted black sandy…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F4C651
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn sherd of wheel thrown late Iron Age to early Roman ceramic vessel. Description: The sherd is a body sher and roughly recatangular in plan. The fabric has an oxidised outer surface, unevenly oxidised core and unoxidised inner surface. The inclusions are a mix of common well sorted small-to large mixed grog, medium coomnon mixed rounded flints and some common well sorted black sandy grit. Many inclusions have fallen out. The breaks are well angular and some striations are visible indicaiting its production via wheel throwing. Measurements: 60.27mm long, 51.54mm high, 9.0…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F44E0E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn sherd of hand made probable mid Iron Age to early Romano-British ceramic vessel. Description: The sherd is a body sherd and roughly triangular in shape. The fabric has an unoxidised outer surface and unevenly oxidised inner. The inclusions are common and a mix of common well sorted medium angluar grog inclusion, some spare mica spec inclusions, many of the inclusions have fallen out. The breaks are well rounded, likely due water action. Measurements: 48.36mm wide, 56.27mm high, 7.66mm thick and 16.98g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F41BC9
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn sherd of wheel thrown probable late Iron Age to early Romano-British ceramic vessel. Description: The sherd is a body sherd and irregularly shaped. The fabric has an unoxidised outer surface and unevenly oxidised inner, the surface has been abraded showing mixed oxidisation and with layers of pink and a central grey core. The inclusion are common and a mix of common well sorted small rounded to subround sandy grit, common well sorted flecks of quartz, poorly sorted small-larg sub-angular flint grit and some poorly sorted sparse mid grog. The breaks are not well rounded.…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F3D7A4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily worn sherd of handmade probable Iron Age to early Romano-British ceramic vessel. Description: The sherd is a body sherd and irregularly shaped. The fabric has an unoxidised outer surface and unevenly oxidised inner surface has been abraded leaving the grey core exposed, leaving the outer face dark grey and inner lighter.. The inclusion are common and a mix of well sorted small rounded to subround sandy grit and poorly sorted larger sub-angular. The breaks are well rounded have likely been worn by rolling action of water. Measurements: 68.65mm wide, 48.86mm high, 12.03mm thi…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-F3A0F0
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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A heavily worn sherd of handmade Iron Age to early Romano-British ceramic vessel probably narrow mouthed storrage jar type. Description: The sherd is irregularly shaped and has small handmade rim, little to no neck or shoulders with a large bulbous body. The fabric has an unoxidised outer surface and unevenly oxidised inner surface leaving it a dark grey on the outside and various shades of red-brown and grey on the inside. The inclusion are common and mostly small rounded to subround sandy grit. The breaks are well rounded have likely been worn by rolling action of water. Measuremen…
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 16th January 2019
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Record ID: KENT-AD33BD
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A copper-alloy ring-shaped probable bead, possibly of Iron Age or Roman in date. c. AD 800BC-410. Description: The bead is in the form of annular ring with a medium central hole. The circumference of the ring does have a slightly raised ridge. The central perforation is cylindrical The object is a mid grey-green colour. The bead does have surface wear and pitting present. Measurements: 12.175mm in diameter, 4.67mm thick and 2.44g in weight. Discussion: Dating is uncertain and such beads are known from the Bronze Age to the Anglo-Saxon period, complicating this most of these periods …
Created on: Wednesday 19th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th December 2018
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Record ID: KENT-AD171B
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A copper-alloy ring-shaped probable bead, possibly of Iron Age or Roman in date. c. AD 800BC-410. Description: The bead is in the form of annular ring with a medium central hole. The circumference of the ring does have a slightly raised ridge. The central perforation is cylindrical The object is a mid grey-green colour. The rim does have surface wear and damage to Measurements: 11.25mm in diameter, 4.6mm thick and 2.04g in weight. Discussion: Dating is uncertain and such beads are known from the Bronze Age to the Anglo-Saxon period, complicating this most of these periods are well r…
Created on: Wednesday 19th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th December 2018
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Record ID: KENT-ACD7CC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A cast and incomplete copper-alloy object of late Iron age date, possibly a fitting from a tankard. Description: The strap distributor is trilobate with two paired rings and a third perpendicular to the pair. each ring is an exaggerated D-Shape in cross-section. The lower perpendicular ring has a shank projecting downwards with some flaring towards the base where it is broken and worn. It is patinated dark green with some chunks out of the lower ring. Measurements: 32.2mm high, 25.98mm wide, 13.39mm thick and 12.08g in weight. Discussion: While clearly of late Iron Age in form the …
Created on: Wednesday 19th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 20th December 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C54166
Object type: LINCH PIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy and iron linch pin of late Iron Age to Roman date, c.100BC-100AD. Description: The head and peg/shank of the linch pin remains. The head is roughly of the 'vase shaped' variety although it is roughly globular at the top with a narrow neck and semi-hemispherical base. The base has incised decoration in wavey lines mostly obscured by rust and corrosion. The apex of the linch pin head has a flared rim creating a deep trough between the rim and the domed convex head, although ware makes it a flat top. The rim has been abraded along much of its circumference…
Created on: Wednesday 14th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-32401A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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An incomplete late Iron age to Early-Roman Langton Down bow type brooch , c.AD 25-60.Description: In plan, the brooch is almost T-shaped with a bow that is a flat rectangular in cross section and widens slightly towards the foot. It has a cylindrical-section head, formed by wide encompassing wing within in which the copper-alloy spring mechanism would have fitted, although it has come away it has been recovered by the finder. The bow has an incised line from top to bottom and is quite thin for the type. The catchplate is incomplete but includes the rest for the pin, with a slight break…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7564A8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Greater London Authority
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A near complete copper-alloy late Iron Age Nauheim derivative (La Tene III) brooch dating to AD 10-100. Discussion: At the top of the brooch, the pin and two of the curls of the spring remain which extend into the bow of the brooch. At the foot of the brooch, the bow extends back to form the catchplate. The bow of the brooch is undecorated but narrows towards the catchplate. The brooch has a dark brown patination. The pin is bent away from the bow and the spring and part of the catchplate is missing but apart from that remains in good condition. Measurements: 43.88mm long, 9.63mm wid…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-BBE22E
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A cast copper-alloy late Iron Age to Roman, end-looped, zoomorphic cosmetic mortar, Type A (Jackson 2010:7) dating to 100 BC-AD 300. Description: This is a bovid-headed mortar with end-loop positioned beneath the terminal. The terminal is in the form of a bovine head with upright horns/ears and tapered, blunt-ended muzzle with grooved mouth. The elliptical bow has an angular keel, steep convex walls, incuse and a U-sectioned groove. There is some outer decoration, but it is obscured by wear, possibly a diagonal line or two diagonal lines forming a diamond pattern along each side. The …
Created on: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-BB71AB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A very worn Iron Age copper-alloy unit of Dubnovellaunos, c. 20 BC- AD 10. Dubnovellaunos Lion box type, Obverse: Horse leaping r, head turned back. Legend: 'DV' below. Reverse: Lion left. Legend: 'DVBN'. ABC (Rudd) no.342. VA 166, BMC 2504-06.. Measurements: 15.05mm in diameter, 3.11mm thick and 1.87g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 26th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 26th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-3764EE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Iron Age unit of the North Thames Region / Catuvellauni, attributed to Tasciovanus, dating to the period c.20 BC - AD 10, 'Tasciovanos Bull' type. Obverse: Geometric pattern forming eight pointed star around central pellet and annulet. Pellets in arcs between points and wreath border. Reverse: Bull right annulet above. ABC 2682. Measurements: 13.95mm in diameter, 1.96mm thick and 1.61g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 20th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-6B6481
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A complete cast copper-alloy late Iron Age to early Roman strap fitting, likely a baldric ring which would have been used as part of a composite belt suite used to hang a sword scabbard or a strap terret. Description: The loop is formed from an evenly cast ring, with a squashed ovoid cross-section. There is cast integral mushroom shaped stud at the apex of the ring. The stud is roughly mushroom shaped with a thick neck and a circular convex head, which has a rosette decorative motif cast in relief on its upper surface. The ring has two additional knops evenly aligned towards the botto…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2018
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Record ID: KENT-709B56
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
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The head of a heavily worn copper-alloy hafted object, probably a hammer or mattock head of uncertain date (see discussion). Description: The object is roughly rectangular in plan narrow towards one end. The narrow end is thicker and is squarish in cross-section (possibly a bell/face hammer end) while the wider end is thinner and more rectangular in cross section (blade/mattock end?). There is a roughly circular hole through the body of the head likely the eye for hafting the tool to a handle. Dividing the bell/face end from the eye section is a distinct groove creating a very short '…
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5F5B1D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete late Iron Age copper-alloy rosette brooch of 1st century AD date, c.20-60 AD. Description: The brooch is in relatively complete compared to many examples of the type and is only missing the majority of its pin, part of its foot and various abraded areas around its the spring casing lozenge plate. The spring casing at the head is cylindrical in form, folded to encase the separately cast spring and pin. It has a rectangular pin slot and incised decoration on its front face. The decoration on the spring casing comprises an incised rectangular grooved border, although due to…
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-364C13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Iron Age (c.115/110-105/100 BC) potin/cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. Flat Linear (FL) type, Probably Holman (2016) group C3/1, uncertian subtype due to completeness . The coin retains some casting sprue, fragment represents about a third of the full coin Measurements: 16.06mm long (including flash), 11.76mm wide, 1.38mm thick and 0.82g in weight.
Created on: Monday 9th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2018
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