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    • Created: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-528853
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast copper alloy Roman knee brooch dating from 150 - 250 AD. The brooch has a convex bow, wide at the top and tapering to the foot which is a half round disc which juts forwards. Part of the catchplate survives behind. The head is tubular wings holding a copper alloy axis bar and with a slot for the missing pin. Above is an integral head loop. The reverse of the bow is hollow. Compare 1242 and 478 on page 335 of Hattatt.
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-5313D6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper alloy Roman trumpet brooch dating from 75 - 175 AD. The trumpet head is decorated with enamel. A vertical line divides the head in half and there is a arch shaped cell of blue enamel on each side. There is a pair of yellow triangles above and a pair below. The remaining area have faded red enamel. There is a triple collar either side of the acanthus button which only decorates the front of the bow. The lower bow is faceted, triangular in section with a row of triangular opposed cells of red enamel on each side. The foot is moulded as a lion's paw or maybe a half acanthus, wit…
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: KENT-54F624
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Medway
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A Roman (AD 50-150) cast copper alloy Dolphin (or Colchester Derivative) brooch with spring mechanism. Five turns of the spring mechanism are present on either side of the head lug. The pin in missing. The wings are D-shaped in cross-section and span 30.6mm. To the reverse is a double-pierced lug for the cord and axis bar. The bow is triangular in cross-section and extends from above the wings, creating a subtle but characteristic 'dolphin hump'. The bow tapers to a point. The catchplate is missing. The brooch is 33.1mm long and weighs 12.46
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
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Record ID: SWYOR-52D8A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A fragment of a copper alloy Roman brooch, a Headstud variant - Thealby type dating from 100 - 200 AD. The fragment consists of the head, the wings, and the tubular hinge mechanism. The upper bow has a concave surface with raised edges which continue to the top of the brooch. The wings have four vertical ridges on either side. On the reverse of the wings, the tubular hinge mechanism survives, but the axis bar and pin are missing. The reverse of the upper bow is concave at the very top and flattens out rather quickly. The surface is mid greyish-green. This brooch dates to the 2nd…
Created on: Friday 10th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 6th July 2018
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