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    • Created: Saturday 19th April 2014
    • Primary material: Copper alloy
    • County: County of Herefordshire

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Record ID: WAW-2DDCF5
Object type: COSMETIC MORTAR
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Iron Age to Roman (-100 to 200) cosmetic mortar: The copper alloy mortar is crescentic in profile and an elongated pointed oval in plan whose terminals are slightly bulbous knops. In section the mortar has a 'V' shaped section which is narrow and quite shallow. On the outer face of the mortar, at the apex there is an incomplete integral loop. The side faces are undecorated. The surface of the mortar has traces of a mid blue/green patina otherwise it is heavily abraded. It measures 39.09mm long, 5.34mm thick at the centre and weighs 3.4g. Cosmetic mortars such as this would have for…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D6D14
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Post Medieval (16th to early 17th century) clothing fastening, dress hook: The copper alloy fastening has a central, elaborately shaped and pierced plate, rectangular loop and incomplete hook. The rectangular loop is opposite the hook and plain. The central plate has a flat back and a shaped front. On the front is a central circular plate with a raised rim within which is a raised square piece with four pointed oval indents, one in each corner. Around the circular plate are six pierced oval loops (not all are complete) with pellets between them on the shaped outer edge. On the side of…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D4AC2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman (AD c. 69-96) T-shaped brooch: The copper-alloy brooch has a cylindrical crossbar with a copper-alloy axis bar within. The crossbar has a central slot on the reverse to allow the pin to be hinged, and only a fragment of the pin remains. The outer face of the wings is undecorated and are slightly incomplete. The bow protrudes from the centre of the cross bar and is slightly hump-like and is sub semi-circular in section. The bow and bow head are undecorated. The bow tapers to a blunt broken point above where the catchplate would have been. The brooch surface is slightly abraded an…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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Record ID: WAW-2D0463
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 4, flat wing ends type, West Midlands), Mackreth 2011, 4.a-4.b, 4c, Plate 46 of AD c. 80-120. The brooch is copper alloy and incomplete. The wings are semi-cylindrical terminating with perforated wing caps. The wings are undecorated. At the junction of the wings and bow head has the remains of an integral hook which holds the chord in place. The axis bar and spring are all iron, and there are probably 9 coils of the spring. The pin is missing. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is undecorated. The bow is sub-ova…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: WAW-2CC761
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to Medieval (1st to 14th century) buckle plate: The buckle plate is incomplete and what remains is a sub-rectangular copper alloy sheet with one narrow edge having a stepped out edge on the sides, and the edge is folded over to the reverse, originally over the strap bar. The fold has a slender slot to allow for the pin. Within the fold there are traces of iron suggesting the buckle frame was iron. The body of the buckle plate is decorated with a ring and dot at each corner of the 'step' portion and then there are three notched grooves running the length of the plate to the broke…
Created on: Saturday 19th April 2014
Last updated: Thursday 24th April 2014
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