Back to simple search | Back to advanced search

    You searched for:

    • Broad period: IRON AGE
    • Object type: BOW BROOCH

  • Thumbnail image of SF-5E8ED5

Record ID: SF-5E8ED5
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy La Tene I bow brooch of Adams type 1b dating to the Early Iron Age, c. 450-300 BC. The brooch survives completely intact, though its pin and part of the spring is somewhat distorted in old damage. It demonstrates a four-coiled spring, the outer coils arching in a semicircle above the head before plunging to form the pin. The head expands into a broadly oval shaped body demonstrating raised decoration in the form of an inner hollow lenticular moulding. At the base of the body, the lower bow quickly tapers before flattening into an 'L' shaped forward-facing c…
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 10th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-93F926

Record ID: SF-93F926
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy bow brooch of probable late Iron Age to early Roman date, c. AD 1-60. The pin and most of the catchplate are missing in old breaks, but otherwise the object is preserved intact. The head demonstrates extremely stubby wings, from the rear of which project a double pin-lug with separate axis bar, from which the pin would originally have hinged. The bow is 'D' shaped in section and tapers towards its plain foot, its outer surface demonstrating a single median longitudinal moulding flanked by two thinner mouldings on the edge of the brooch. The catchplate is…
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bradfield St Clare', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-5D17C3

Record ID: SF-5D17C3
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy one piece bow brooch of La Tene III/Nauheim Derivative type, dating to the late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 50 BC-50 AD. Only the pin is missing, the remainder of the brooch preserved intact. It posesses a sprung head made up of two coils, the truncated end of the spring/pin looping under these before truncating in an old break. The bow is flat in section and broadly triangular in plan, its borders decorated with incised lines which converge at its base. The foot is plain, its rear face flattened and curling back on itself to form the catchplate. …
Created on: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wilby', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-5922F6

Record ID: SF-5922F6
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn cast copper-alloy Colchester type brooch dating to the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 25-60 AD. The catchplate and pin mechanism are missing, but otherwise the brooch is preserved intact. It demonstrates a winged head with short, flat-sectioned wings, a rearward facing hook projects from its midsection and a spring-chord from its front. The bow is broadly 'D' shaped in section, curving strongly in profile and tapering along its length towards the foot of the brooch. Preserved in relatively poor condition with a coarse brownish patina, it measures 56.60m…
Created on: Friday 10th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 22nd December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-28AAB3

Record ID: SF-28AAB3
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Nauheim derivative type bow brooch dating to the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 25-100 AD. It demonstrates a sprung head consisting of four bifurcated coils, with the pin and part of one coil broken away in old damage. Below this, the bow (strongly curving in profile) expands outwards into a broadly rectangular form before tapering again as it moves towards the catchplate, which itself is triangular in plan, missing its rolled back edge, and terminates in a strongly knopped foot. The brooch is largely undecorated, though the outer face of the b…
Created on: Thursday 15th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 15th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-609548

Record ID: SF-609548
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy La Tene III/Nauheim derivative type bow brooch dating to the late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 25-100 AD. It is missing its spring, pin and upper bow, with only the lower half of the bow and foot surviving. Below the truncation that has removed the former. the centre of the bow (curving strongly in profile) demonstrates two raised lonitudinal lines of reeded decoration, below which are two low-relief transverse collars that separate the bow from foot. Part of the catchplate protrudes from the rear of the foot, though most of this has broken away i…
Created on: Wednesday 11th January 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gisleham', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-51ABDF

Record ID: SF-51ABDF
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Rosette-type bow brooch dating to the late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 25-60 AD. It has a semi-circular sectioned head closed off at its terminal ends by integral caps. The spring mechanism and pin are missing. The bow curves strongly in profile, integrally cast with an originally circular central boss decorated with numerous series of concentric circular raised ridges, much of which has now broken away in old damage. This tapers towards the foot of the brooch (originally fantail-shaped), on the reverse side of which the remains of the catchplate…
Created on: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rushmere', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-7F033A

Record ID: SF-7F033A
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy La Tene III/Nauheim derivative type bow brooch dating to the late Iron Age or early Roman period, c. 25-100 AD. The brooch demonstrates a bifurcated coiled head that curves back on itself to form the pin, which survives intact but is heavily distorted and now projects away from the catchplate. The bow is 'D' shaped in section and curves in profile before tapering to form the foot and rolled catchplate which projects from the back of the bow. Preserved in very good condition with an even brown patina, the brooch measures 40.10mm long, 5.17mm wide at its hea…
Created on: Monday 19th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-13A194

Record ID: SF-13A194
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman bow brooch, possibly of Colchester or derivative type. Only half of the spring coil and the pin survive, the remainder now missing due to old breaks. The remains of five coils survive, extending at one end to an integral pin that is cylindrical in form and tapers to a point. The entire fragment measures 16.13mm in width, 26.54mm in length, 2.15mm in thickness/diameter at pin (7.93mm at spring), and 3.86g in weight. This is probably an incomplete spring and pin from a Roman brooch. It is likely to be of Colchester or derivative type, perhaps dating …
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dalham', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-9D288F

Record ID: SF-9D288F
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing most of the spring, pin and catchplate due to old breaks, and has suffered from extensive post-depositional wear and corrosion. The brooch has flat rectangular wings, separated at the centre of the head by an integral spring and hook, both of which are incomplete due to old breaks. The bow is oval in section and rectangular in form, tapering to a pointed foot. On the back face of the foot are the remains of an incomplete but integral triangular catchplate. The entire brooch measures 43.79mm in length, 13.07mm in wid…
Created on: Wednesday 4th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pettaugh', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-823897

Record ID: SF-823897
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and incomplete Roman Colchester bow brooch. Only the head of the brooch and part of the spring survive, the remainder of the object now missing due to old breaks. The wings are flat, rectangular in form, and undecorated. At the centre of the head is an integrally cast rear hook that folds forwards onto the head of the bow and holds in place an integrally cast spring chord and spring, of which three coils survive. The bow itself is flat, pointed oval in cross-section, and terminates in old breaks at the head. The entire fragment measures 16.63mm in width, 12.28mm in length, 1.18…
Created on: Thursday 3rd March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hacheston', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-B41C6E

Record ID: SF-B41C6E
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing half of the spring, the pin and foot due to old breaks. The wings are undecorated, flat and rectangular in form. They are separated at their centre by an integrally cast hook that folds forwards onto the head of the bow and holds in place the integrally cast spring chord and spring, of which three coils survive. The bow is oval in section, undecorated, and tapers to an incomplete foot. It measures 33.42mm in length, 12.77mm in width at wings, 4.92mm in width at bow, 4.41mm in thickness, and 4.01g in weight. This…
Created on: Tuesday 17th November 2015
Last updated: Friday 29th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foxhall', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-B53CDD

Record ID: SF-B53CDD
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing the pin and most of the catchplate due to old breaks. The wings are flat, rectangular in form, and undecorated. At the centre of the wings is an integral spring chord and of five coils, held in place by an integral lug that folds forwards onto the head of the bow. The bow itself is oval in section, undecorated, and tapers to a pointed foot. On the back face of the foot is an integral catchplate that has possible traces of openwork decoratio but is largely incomplete due to old breaks. The entire object measures 51.3…
Created on: Monday 23rd February 2015
Last updated: Thursday 7th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Maplestead', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-72344B

Record ID: SF-72344B
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing half of the spring, the pin and catchplate due to old breaks, the wings, surviving half of the spring an head now folded onto the back face of the bow due to post-depositional damage. The wings are flat, rectangular in form and undecorated. At the centre of the back face is an integrally cast hook that foldes forwards towards the head of the bow but is now partially flattened due to post-depositional damage. Beneath the rear hook is an integral spring, of which three coils survive. The bow is oval in section, steepl…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 6th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Monks Eleigh', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-3492E7

Record ID: SF-3492E7
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing the spring, pin, part of one wing and the outer edge of the catchplate due to old breaks. The wings are rectangular in form, decorated on their front faces with double(?) vertical ribs. At the centre of the wings is an incomplete but integrally cast spring, of which less than one coil survives. An integral hook folds forwards onto the head of the bow and would have originally held the spring chord in place. The bow is D-shaped in section with faceted edges, tapering towards a pointed foot. It has decoration on its f…
Created on: Tuesday 17th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 5th May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kenninghall', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-F8D72B

Record ID: SF-F8D72B
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing the spring, pin and catchplate due to old breaks, and has extremely worn surfaces. The wings are flat, rectangular in form and separated at the centre of the head by an integrally cast hook that folds forwards onto the head of the bow. Beneath the hook are the incomplete remains of the integral spring, which is now mostly missing due to old breaks. The undecorated bow is oval in section and turns sharply at the head of the brooch, before tapering to a pointed foot. On the back face of the foot are the remains of an …
Created on: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gestingthorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-7C2302

Record ID: SF-7C2302
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman Colchester bow brooch. It is missing half of the spring, pin, part of one wing and the outer edge of the catchplate due to old breaks. The wings are rectangular in form, decorated on their front faces with double vertical flutes. At the centre of the wings is an integrally cast spring, of which five coils and most of the spring chord survive, and an integral hook that folds forward and is flattened on the head of the brooch, holding the spring chord in place. The bow is oval in section, tapering towards a pointed foot. It has decoration on its front fa…
Created on: Thursday 15th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Snetterton', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-EA8026

Record ID: SF-EA8026
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn copper-alloy Roman Langton Down bow brooch. Only the wings and the bow survive, the remainder of the object is missing due to old breaks, now worn. The wings are folded over to be cylindrical in form and undecorated. The juncture of the bow is rectangular. The bow is flat and rectangular. It is undecorated and tapers towards the foot. On the back face of the foot are the remains of an integrally cast catchplate. This brooch measures 18.35mm in length, 17.80mm in width at the wings, 10.78mm in width at the bow, 3.12mm in thickness, 3.07g in weight. There…
Created on: Monday 15th December 2014
Last updated: Monday 15th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thelnetham', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of NMGW-F35F3F

Record ID: NMGW-F35F3F
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age copper alloy bow brooch of Colchester-One-Piece type and of 1st century AD date The brooch is incomplete, missing the catch-plate and half of the spring, with pin (with a length of 58.4mm, a depth of 18.1mm and a weight of 6.4g). Half of the spring remains in place but has broken at the end of the chord (with a width of 18.3mm, with a diameter of 1.6mm and a coil diameter 6.0mm) and would have coiled four times each side of the head. The integral, rearward facing chord would have tensioned the chord (giving the head a height of 8.2mm). The corroded, sub-rectangular wings a…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of SF-5DF33A

Record ID: SF-5DF33A
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman rosette brooch. Only the lower half of the bow and central disc survive, the remainder of the object is missing due to old breaks, now worn. The bow is rectangular in form and curved in profile. It is a flattened D-shape in section with a flat back and rounded front. The front face is decorated with longitudinal grooves which terminate at a transverse groove at the base of the bow. At its base the bow joins a small integral disc that is flat and circular. From here the front face is decorated with a D-shaped panel containing at least four downward p…
Created on: Wednesday 26th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 26th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Snetterton', grid reference and parish protected.


Records per page: 10 20 40 100

Only results with images:
Only results with 3D content:

Sort your search by:

Which direction?

Total results available: 278
Search server index: valhalla

You are viewing records: 1 - 20.

Search statistics

  • Total quantity: 279
  • Mean quantity: 1.004
  • Maximum: 2

Filter your search

1 - 20 of 278 records.

Other formats: this page is available as json xml rss atom kml geojson qrcode representations.