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Record ID: IOW-FB307D
Object type: BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged flint arrowhead (c. 2500 BC-c. 1500 BC). This arrowhead is sub-triangular in plan and an elongated pointed-oval shape in cross-section and side view. The barbs and tang are straight at their ends. It has been knapped using both direct and indirect percussion techniques. Both long sides of the arrowhead have been finely retouched to create sharp edges. The retouch can be classified as invasive, sub-parallel and low angled. This implement is in extremely good condition without any damage. When held to the light it has a reddish tinge a…
Created on: Thursday 15th October 2015
Last updated: Monday 19th October 2015
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Record ID: IOW-71311D
Object type: STUD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval cast copper-alloy and enamelled heraldic harness stud (c. 1307-1324). The front face of the pendant carries an enamelled heraldic device comprising four transverse bands in blue enamel, with five red birds or martlets fairly evenly spaced around the plate, the silvering in between now missing due to post-depositional corrosion. However, a small fleck of decayed silver survives. At the rear, an integral tapering spike is sub-square in cross-section and its tip is bent at an angle of 90°. The metal is drab green with tiny areas of corrosion. Diameter: 22.3mm; …
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-879771
Object type: KILN FURNITURE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Roman ceramic kiln furniture (AD 43-409). This fragment is sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular in cross-section. It is orange and black and appears not contain any inclusions. Length: 43.9mm; width: 23.6mm; thickness: 17.8mm. Weight: 14.84g.
Created on: Friday 28th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 28th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-87360E
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A collection of six Vectis Ware pottery body sherds (AD 43-409). Tomalin 1987: 30-40. Overall weight: 43.02g. Vectis ware is hand-made, well finished and relatively hard, being barely scratched with the fingernail. Its internal and external surface is partly reddish-yellow (Munsell Color 5YR 6/6), which is the colour yielded by a characteristic oxidised crust which is usually weakly visible due to a more general darkening of the final surface burnishing. The colour produced by burnishing is usually very dark grey (Munsell Color 5YR 3/1) but hints of the reddish sub-surface is ev…
Created on: Friday 28th November 2014
Last updated: Friday 28th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-7529EC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman ceramic rim fragment from a Vectis Ware vessel of unclassified form, c. AD 43-c. 375. Tomalin 1987: 30-40. The rim sherd of this vessel is dark grey and orange. It has a greyish orange core. The breaks appear to be fresh. When complete, the outer diameter of the rim would have been about 22cm. Height: 33.0mm; length: 54.8mm; width: 38.4mm; thickness at rim: 8.2mm. Weight: 28.01g. Vectis ware is hand-made, well finished and relatively hard, being barely scratched with the fingernail. Its internal and external surface is partly reddish-yellow (Munsell Color 5YR 6/…
Created on: Thursday 27th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 27th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-BAAE71
Object type: PICK
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early Neolithic flint pick (3500 BC-2900 BC). This implement is sub-rectangular in plan and sub-triangular in cross-section. It appears to have been made on an elongated pebble and is knapped overall. Length: c. 200mm. The information, images and find-spot location have been kindly provided by the finder on email. The FLO did not see the object.
Created on: Thursday 9th May 2013
Last updated: Thursday 9th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-478381
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint tertiary blade of probable Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic date. The blade retains a portion of the core platform at the proximal end, adjacent to which, in the ventral surface, is a bulb-of-percussion with diffuse rippling. The blade has roughly parallel, curved sides. The dorsal surface is divided in half by a vertical arrise, with a further blade removal scar to the right. The flint is a translucent brownish-grey with little patination. Dimensions: 32mm long, 12mm wide, 2.5mm thick. Weight: 1.27g.
Created on: Saturday 16th March 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2013
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Record ID: BH-476663
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint tertiary blade of probable Late Mesolithic to Early Neolithic date. The sub-rectangular blade is incomplete, having been broken at the distal end and also missing its original bulb-of-percussion, although ripples on the ventral surface testify to the striking process. The piece is of triangular section and the long edges show definite evidence of utilisation damage. The flint is a translucent grey colour and displays little patination. A small area of cortex remains at the proximal end. Dimensions: 40.7mm long, 17.6mm wide, 6mm thick. Weight: 4.72g.
Created on: Saturday 16th March 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th March 2013
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Record ID: ESS-1DEAF3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Scottish Medieval silver long cross penny of Alexander III (1249-1286 AD), second coinage, 1280-1286 AD. Spink: 5050-5059.
Created on: Saturday 2nd March 2013
Last updated: Monday 4th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Tey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2BA9E1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Iron Age to Roman cast copper-alloy rosette/thistle brooch (AD 25-60). This brooch has tubular open-ended wings which are not fully enclosed due to a horizontal slot at the rear. The ends of the wings are incomplete as they are broken and there is an off-centre vertical pin slot at the rear. The wings have a maximum diameter of 8.3mm. Within the wings are the remains of an iron spring and pin loop. On the wings, just above the top of the bow, are two sets of oblique decorative grooves. Each group is at either side of the centre of the wings. The bow is sub-rectangular …
Created on: Tuesday 1st January 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 1st January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-77AEA3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-Medieval silver 8-skillings of Frederick IV of Denmark and Norway (1699-1730 AD), dated 1702 on coin. Obverse: FRID.IIII/DEI.GRAT.; Laureate bust right Reverse: .DAN.NOR.VAN.GOT.REX.1702.; Crown, 8 S and D.M.A below
Created on: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Last updated: Saturday 10th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-63A847
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Bronze Age socketed axe head, a variant of the Taunton-Hademarschen type with oval rather than square mouth. The axe is relatively long and narrow compared to more common forms of socketed axe. the surface is badly corroded with the original surface only surviving in a few areas. The mouth of the socket is oval and adjacent to the mouth is a shallow rounded moulding 16.2mm wide reinforcing this end. This moulding appears to be single but a slight double moulding cannot be ruled out due to the corrosion. It is 26.6mm by 20.4mm just below this swelling. The axe then tapers evenly b…
Created on: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Last updated: Thursday 27th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Holford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-3AFA82
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) cast copper-alloy possible buckle (c. 800-c. 900 AD). This object is moulded at the front and flat at the rear. It consists of an elongated knop and part of the frame. On the upper face of the knop there is a circular cell with a central pit. The frame is semi-circular in plan and has a raised rim on the inside of the upper face. It is corroded overall and the breaks are old. 25.01 x 15.58 x 4.39mm. Weight: 2.58g. Compare with a buckle from Letheringsett With Glandford Parish, Norfolk. See Portable Antiquities Scheme find: NMS-2418D6.
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2012
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-EEEDF2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered penny of Henry VII. The penny is clipped and the legend is illegible. DR on the reverse suggests it was minted in Durham under Bishop Richard Fox (1494-1501)
Created on: Tuesday 24th January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 25th January 2012
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Record ID: WILT-5A69C2
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Early Post-Medieval (1500-1700) copper alloy book-clasp, consisting of the clasp or hook end only. The fragment is now rather bent and measures 25.46x26.79x3.42mm and weighs 3.2g. The sheet copper alloy is 0.78mm thick and parallel-sided, with punched decoration. The clasp consists of a bent projection (U-shaped in profile) 14.63mm wide. The opposite edge has a jagged break, with a centrally-placed rivet hole 1.62mm in diameter just behind it. Around this is a circular incision, c.7mm in diameter. To either side and continuing into the jagged edge is a lozenge-shaped s…
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Everleigh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-1BE142
Object type: COIN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval silver penny of Henry VII (1585-1509 AD), minted at York under Archbishop Rotherham, c. 1489-1500 (North 1991: 103, ref: 1729). Obverse: hENRIC[ ]REX ANG; King enthroned holding orb and sceptre Reverse: [ ]I/TAS/[ ]/[ ]CI; Royal shield over long cross which divides the legend, keys below shield
Created on: Monday 2nd January 2012
Last updated: Saturday 28th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-EC2955
Object type: TONGS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One terminal of a pair of post-Medieval tongs (c. 1600-c. 1700 AD). These tongs were used by tobacco pipe smokers to pick up burning embers to ignite the tobacco. The terminal is in the form of flat stylised human hand. It has traces of a dark green patina and the break is old. 32.8 x 8.7 x 3.9mm. Weight: 2.04g. Other similar tongs have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database. See finds: NMS-83D1B4, SOMDOR-29F9B7 and SOM-5F95C6.
Created on: Monday 31st October 2011
Last updated: Monday 31st October 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-9CAC70
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Neolthic flint axehead (3500 BC-2100 BC). The fragment is the butt end of the axehead. It is sub-rectangular in plan, sub-triangular in side view and pointed oval in cross-section. Both faces have been knapped overall. The arises are not sharp. No polish visible. One face has a light buff patina and the other face has a variable patina ranging from pale buff to reddish brown. The break is old and is also patinated in similar colors to the faces. 60.6 x 41.2 x 20.9mm. Weight: 56.94g.
Created on: Saturday 16th April 2011
Last updated: Monday 18th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-343892
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A ceramic vessel sherd of probable medieval date. The sherd is grog and calcite grit tempered with fine 20 per cent inclusions. It has a black core, an orange exterior and a grey interior. It measures 37.99 mm long, 31.59 mm wide, 8.99 mm thick and weighs 13.4 grams. Quite possibly from a flat bottomed cooking pot.
Created on: Wednesday 30th March 2011
Last updated: Thursday 31st March 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: DOR-0B51F2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval cast copper-alloy mount (c. 1600-c. 1800). The main part of the mount is roughly oval in plan and is composed of a frame, grooved on its upper face. At the centre of the frame there is a heavily worn and corroded anthropomorphic mask surrounded by moulded pellets. Each side of the mask, a fleur-de-lis joins the mask to the frame and forms openwork above and below it. At the top there is a small rounded knop and at the bottom there is a semi-circular feature. This feature has a central raised sub-circular area with radiating grooves and lines below. It probably…
Created on: Monday 28th March 2011
Last updated: Thursday 14th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fifehead Magdalen', grid reference and parish protected.


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