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    • County: Suffolk
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Record ID: SF223
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper-alloy vessel fitting in the form of a stylised bull's head incorporating a slot and right-angled flange designed to be fitted to a vessel rim. The neck extends in a long curving bow-like section behind the head, it is decorated on its front surface with two parallel grooves; the bow terminates in a rounded flange also for attachment. Stylistically the closest parallels come in the form of Late Iron-Age fire-stands such as that from Baldock, Herts.
Created on: Thursday 30th September 1999
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK HENLEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF334
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A gold Gallo-Belgic E stater (Rudd's 'Gallic War Uniface'), of the Ambiani tribe, dating to c. 60-50 BC. ABC (Rudd), p. 28, no. 16.
Created on: Thursday 18th November 1999
Last updated: Thursday 11th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK WESTERFIELD', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF512
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragmentary copper alloy terret; at the base is the broken remains of the horizontal connecting bar which is of oval section and connected to the spherical terminal of the ring section. The terminal is provided with an incised collar on its outer lip. The ring, of circular section, tapers upwards to a lipped moulding consisting of a pair of angled protruding oval lips separated by a central ribbed collar. The ring is broken just beyond this moulding.
Created on: Friday 3rd December 1999
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK LITTLE BLAKENHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF1085
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Rosette/Thistle type brooch. Damaged pin and missing appliqué on central plate, fairly corroded. Lines on spring cover very worn. Humped reeded upper bow joins a lozenge shaped central plate (with traces of a central circular appliqué) with the reeded lower bow. Small circular hole in the catchplate. Width 19mm, length 37mm. Type as King Harry Lane Fb, e.g. Fig 99 G 68 no.3 and Fig 89 G14 no.3. Small size and single small catchplate piercing are probably late in the series, examples from KHL phase 3 = c. 40-60.
Created on: Friday 21st January 2000
Last updated: Friday 27th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK ST MARY SOUTH ELMHAM OTHERWISE HOMERSFIELD', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF1288
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy terret ring, lipped type. Complete except for bar at base which seems to have been made thinner in the centre. Strongly worn on the inside of the loop towards the base, especially on the mouldings next to the basal bar. Small. Type as Stanton (Clarke 1940 Pl. XIX no 2)
Created on: Thursday 10th February 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK EAST BERGHOLT', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF1285
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy knife handle with small section of corroded knife blade; the tang of the knife is circular in section and terminates in an anthropomorphic head which faces sideways, in the same plane as the blade; the head is hairless, and facial features, executed in relief, include almond-shaped eyes, a squared-off nose and pointed chin; the guard or hilt is asymmetrical in regards to the point where it joins the tang; the guard has slightly angled outer edges and a straight inner edge; the outer surface is decorated with a continuous medial groove which is obscured in places by co…
Created on: Thursday 10th February 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK SUTTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF2066
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy head; rectangular base-plate below neck with outer groove and stub of an attachment feature on the underside; bald rounded head with rounded chin and protruding jug-like ears placed to the side of the head; a broken stub located centrally at the top of the head could represent the remains of a suspension loop; the face has broad curving brows, Celticised almond-shaped eyes, an angular nose and a straight transverse mouth; three circular knops adorn the chin and either cheek just above the mouth; the surface of the metal has suffered patches of invasive corrosion. Pos…
Created on: Monday 3rd April 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK ORFORD', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF2374
Object type: TANKARD
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy tankard handle fragment; severely corroded, sub-circular flat-backed attachment foot pierced by a single circular attachment hole; stem of handle sub-circular in section projects at a slight angle before expanding into a fragmentary sub-triangular openwork section in same plane as foot; this section comprises an outer frame, the right-hand side of which terminates in a basal sub-rounded knop; within the inside edge of the frame at the bottom rests a circular pellet which projects into the openwork space to the level where the frame is broken; very closely paralleled b…
Created on: Friday 5th May 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK OTLEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF2637
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Nauheim brooch. Complete, catchplate bent, otherwise in good condition. Metal appears 'brassy' with a dark patina. 4-coil spring, internal chord. Broad flat bow, very slightly tapered. Narrow ribs flank 2 broad convex bands and 3 narrow flutes. Open rectangular catchplate. Width (top of bow) 16mm, length 77mm. No close parallels found for the bow design, probably Continental? Date could be well pre-Roman as true Nauheim types are 1st century BC/early 1st AD? Don Mackreth comments: Continental, he classifies as proto-Langton Down, Hull related them to Nauheim (but route o…
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK LITTLE THURLOW', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF2647
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragmentary copper-alloy parallel-winged terret. Approximately two-thirds of the original terret survives, terminal and section of loop missing. The hoop is circular in section and expands to a maximum diameter of 11.5mm adjacent to surviving terminal and the narrowest diameter is 5mm at mid-section of loop. An integrally cast protruding crescentic lip (or parallel wing) is located centrally at the outer edge of hoop. There is a thickened concentric moulding at the surviving terminal of loop with stub of the flat sectioned cross-bar. Two pairs of circular depressions are set into the o…
Created on: Thursday 8th June 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK ASHBOCKING', grid reference and parish protected.


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