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Record ID: BUC-D4BB84
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman disc brooch with peripheral lugs, dating from the 2nd century AD. The brooch is circular in shape, with a central rounded projection with a narrow neck. Surrounding this is a round raised disc. There is a possible raised pellet beside one edge of the disc, however this may be corrosion. The edge of the disc is raised and is a solid border. Projecting out from the edge are four rounded lugs, two of which are now missing. On the reverse the central projection comes through from the other side. Either side of this is the remains on the hinge and the catchp…
Created on: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-71A7F7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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A fragment of a possible Roman, umbonate disc brooch, possibly 2nd century AD.100-200. The object comprises a fragment of the central boss, with a central circular raised border surrounding a smaller central knop. The recessed area between has the remains of enamel set within. The back of the piece is concave. The edges of the piece are all broken, the breaks are worn and old.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-710ADD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete, copper alloy, Late Iron Age, brooch, 100 BC -AD.50. The brooch comprises the head, bow and catchplate, the spring is incomplete and the pin is missing. The brooch is undecorated, the catchplate is triangular and wide 12.44mm. Only one and a half of the spring coils remain. Similar examples can be found in Hattatt 2000 pg.290, fig.149 no.12
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-68395D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Milton Keynes
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A possible fragment of an Iron Age to Roman copper alloy brooch, dating to c. 1st Century BC to 1st century AD. The fragment is possibly part of the bow of a brooch, and is triangular in shape, narrowing towards the foot.The bow has been distorted out of shape slightly. Down the centre of the bow is a groove, this also narrows towards the foot. At the head the bow bends at ninety degrees, after this there is a worn break. There is no decoration on the reverse, and the pin and catchplate are missing. The fragment has a dark green patina, with patches of light green and orange brown on t…
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-401B71
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, double pierced lug, Harlow type brooch dating to 43-100 AD. The wings are still in situ, these are C shaped in cross section. The spring would have sat inside the wings coiled in a circular shape, this is now missing. The bow of the brooch curves downwards from the head of the brooch, it is T shaped in cross section with a central ridge. The ridge becomes higher at the head of the brooch, with two circular projections in the centre of the reverse to hold the spring. There is a notch in the ridge before this. The bow narrows and cu…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-3EAEC4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An imcomplete Roman copper alloy T shaped brooch dating to c. 1st - 2nd century AD. The wings are still in situ, these are circular shaped in cross section, the ends are worn. On the underneath is a rectangular notch where the hinge of the pin would have sat. This now contains corrosion. On the top is a circular attachment loop, this is broken and worn, and only a small part of it remains. It is attached to the top of the bow by a rectangular neck. The bow has two sections. The first section is rectangular, and is divided into two rectangular panels. In both of these there are indent…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-2D5177
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An inconplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, double pierced lug, Harlow type brooch dating 43-100 AD. The wings are still in situ, these are C- shaped in cross section. The spring sits inside the wings coiled in a circular shape,and is copper alloy wire. One long piece of wire curves round the top of the spring, and sits in a circular perforation on the top of the head. The bow of the brooch curves downwards from the head of the brooch, it is T shaped in cross section with a central ridge. The ridge becomes higher at the head of the brooch, with a circular projection in the …
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-2C800C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Iron Age bow brooch dating to the 1st century BC. At the head of the brooch is the spring, this consists of three coils, at the end of one end there is a worn break. The broken coil wraps round the base of the other two, before circling round to sit next to them. The bow of the brooch extends outwards from the spring, then curves at ninety degrees before extending and narrowing to a worn break at the foot. Above the curve the bow is D shaped in cross section. Just after the curve there is moulded decoration. The central element is a bulbous section, flanked b…
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-2B94CA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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A copper alloy Roman Colchester derivative, double pierced lug, Harlow type brooch dating from the 1st century AD. The wings extend out either side of the head of the bow, and are a rounded rectangular shape in cross section. The spring of the brooch is now missing, but would have sat underneath the wings. There is a raised ridge at the head of the brooch, starting with a narrowed point on the top of the bow and extending out past the wings in a circular projection. In the centre of the projection is a circular perforation where the spring would have attached, this now contains corrosi…
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-2A6F25
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch of Hod Hill type, dating to the 1st century AD. The brooch is hinged, with a rectangular notch in the centre of the head. Extending out of this slightly is the remains of the pin, which is broken and worn. The wings project out from the centre, and are oval in cross section. The head then narrows gradually into the bow which has iron staining across it. After this there is a central rectangular section that then narrows slightly towards the foot of the brooch. This section has a central raised ridge which has been slightly distorted, with the edg…
Created on: Monday 19th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-EAD553
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman Hod Hill brooch with side lugs dating from AD 43-75. The fragment consists of the bow of the brooch, the head, pin and catch plate are missing. The main section of the bow is trapezoidal in shape, with three ridges running down the centre. Contained within the ridges are traces of black residue, this is possibly enamel. Along the narrow edge of the section is a rectangular projection, this is possibly the neck leading to the head of the brooch. It is now worn and broken and has traces of black residue. Projecting out either side of the main section is a…
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-B33E6C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete, copper alloy, Roman brooch, AD.100-200. The object comprises the head and part of the bow of the broch, the pin, foot and catch plate are missing. The wings of the brooch are formed of two rolled copper alloy sheets that are formed into a cylinder wrapped around a copper alloy hinge rod. The backs of the wings are decorated with three ridges upon either side. The head of the brooch has a shallow raised semicircle on the top above which is a small undecorated space. There is then a circular 'headstud' that has a cruciform design creating four recessed cells, though wear h…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-405B68
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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A fragment of a copper alloy, Early Medieval, small long brooch, AD.500-600. The object comprises the foot and catchplate of the brooch, with a part of the bow remaining. The foot is triangular in shape and flattened. There are three incised lines across the foot with a series of five indentations forming a rounded serration along the base edge. At the apex of the triangle the brooch arches up to form the bow, however, there is a break that is old and worn. On the underside of the brooch there is a catchplate, integrally cast and form of rolled copper alloy. Similar examples of small …
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-3FB86D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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A fragment of a copper alloy, Roman, chatelaine brooch, AD.100-200. The object comprises part of the plate and the central boss of the brooch. The central boss is conical with a hemispherical knop at the apex. Radiating from this point are spokes that create triangular cells in which are the remains of coloured enamels, specifically oranges and blues. Around the base of the boss is a narrow collar. Where the plate joins the boss there is a narrow recess, again this would likely have been filled with enamel. The bottom corner of the plate remains, this has a linear division running para…
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 11th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-9F1825
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch of Hod Hill type dating to the 1st Century AD. At the head of the brooch is a worn trapezoidal shaped hinge with a rectangular notch in the centre, the pin is missing. Below this the bow extends and widens, with a ridge above the hinge. The bow then narrows before widening into the rectangular section of the bow. Running down the centre of this section are two raised continual lines, running along each edge is a solid raised border. Projecting out from both sides is a side lug, this has a narrow neck and terminates in a rounded knop. After …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-9CCBF9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch of Hod Hill type dating to the 1st Century AD. At the head of the brooch is a trapezoidal shaped hinge with a rectangular notch in the centre, the pin is missing. Below this the bow extends, the first part of which is rectangular shaped. Running down the centre of this section is two lines of raised repeated squares, running along each edge is a solid raised border. Running across the centre of the section is a slight crack which has bent the brooch slightly. Projecting out on one side is a side lug, this is rectangular. At the end of the lug…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-9C6ADB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch of dolphin type dating to the 1st Century AD. The head of the brooch has two wings projecting out from the base of the bow, one of which is very worn and broken, and only a small part remains. The other wing is worn and broken on the end. There is a slight rectangular projection in the centre of the wings which holds the end of the spring mechanism. The underside of the wings contains the spring mechanism, this consists of copper alloy wire curled into loops. This is corroded. The bow of the brooch arches upwards slightly before curving down …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-9B4C86
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman plate brooch dating to the 2nd Century AD. The brooch is zoomorphic, and is in the shape of a rabbit or hare. The animal has a long thin head to the right, with a long snout. There is an incised line down the centre of the snout representing the mouth. The head widens slightly towards the body, in the centre of the head is a circular indentation representing the eye. The ovoid shaped ear projects out behind the head, as if the animal was running. Running across the centre of the ear is a groove. The brooch widens out into the neck, before widening furth…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-88B188
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman plate brooch dating to AD 80-150. The plate is rectangular in shape, with a solid raised border running around the edge. There is a semi circular raised curve running across the length of the plate, inside the curve is a circular shape. Inside this is a light blue coloured enamel. On the inside of the curve is patches of dark blue enamel, with the surface of the light green copper alloy patina showing through. On the outside of the curve there is a white and light blue patch of enamel on one side, the other side is worn. The decoration seems to resemble…
Created on: Thursday 18th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 12th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-745144
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch, of Hod Hill type, dating to the 1st century AD. The head of the brooch consists of the two wings extending out from the centre, they are worn and consist of a thin sheet of copper alloy. There is a triangular notch in the centre, and brown orange staining across the wings. The pin is now missing, but would have originally been attached by a hinge. The bow arches out from the head, and is a rectangular strip. Running down the centre are two raised lines with repeated notches. Running along the edge either side are rounded triangular projecti…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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