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    • Broad period: ROMAN

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Record ID: LIN-65D145
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman zoomorphic mount dating to the period c.AD 43-410. The mount is in the form of a sitting bird, possibly a duck. It is three dimensional with a body broadly lenticular in plan which narrows to a squat neck and narrow head. A groove runs parallel to one edge of the body and curves upwards towards the tail, suggesting the presence of a wing. A second groove is present around the neck, demarcating it from the body. The base is flat with an integral circular cross-sectioned downwards projection towards the front. This projection suggests that the bird was once mounted onto something…
Created on: Wednesday 13th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 19th January 2016
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Record ID: NMS-EADD94
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy harness mount with the stumps of a pair of integral attachment spikes on the reverse, circular, domed, hollow-backed and with a central nipple and concentric grooves. Similar to Read 2001, no. 266. Thickness (excluding spikes) 6.6mm. Diameter 16.2 - 18mm. 17th century. Field BUR
Created on: Thursday 7th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 8th January 2016
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Record ID: GLO-80EA70
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount in the form of a bird. The general outline of the mount is a shaped long thin rectangular bar that is D shaped in cross-section with a flat underside. In the centre of the underside is a downward projecting, integral rivet. The body of the bird is sub-oval and decorated with an incised line down the centre which is flanked by three diagonal lines that represent furled wings, this tapers at the rear to the flat and expanded tail, which is now truncated. On the opposite end the narrowed neck extends to the oval head which has incised slots for eyes, unfortunately the …
Created on: Wednesday 9th December 2015
Last updated: Friday 18th December 2015
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Record ID: KENT-889868
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gilt copper alloy circular decorated mount of roman date (c.AD43-410). The Mount is made of three parts the first, the front is slightly conical with a central hole for the second part an iron rivet or connecting rod which attaches the front plate to the third part a backing plate. An even gap between the front and back plate runs around the middle of the stud 1.58mm wide where the material mount was attatched to would have sat. The front plate is decorated with a radiating champlev√© (integrally cast or engraved cells) enamel petal design, little of the enamel survives. Gilding is …
Created on: Friday 27th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 10th December 2015
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Record ID: LIN-5C2E04
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper alloy anthropomorphic mount, dating to the period c.AD 43-200. The mount comprises a woman's head shown facing fowards. She wears a hat or headpiece. This has a thick band, above which it tapers and curves backwards and upwards. The top of the hat or helmet is missing. possibly representing a maenad. As a follower of Bacchus, the object as a mount from a vessel handle would be appropriate. Her hair parts in the centre just below the band, and then flows down to either side covering the ears. The eyes are shown in provincial style, being pointed oval. The nose is rather w…
Created on: Wednesday 25th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 1st December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulceby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-2F6E2D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy mount with enamelled decoration. The mount is circular, with a right-angled rim and hollow underside, from the centre of which projects an integral rivet. The upper surface is decorated by five of an original six enamel insets, which alternate between light blue and a lighter colour, possibly yellow. These insets form a ring around a raised central pellet with flat surface. Diameter: 8.5mm; depth (including rivet): 5.2mm. Weight: 0.5g. Other enamelled mounts on the PAS database include BERK-9E8A64, BERK-D66574 and BH-A2CCB7. A date of late 1st to mid-3rd century…
Created on: Monday 23rd November 2015
Last updated: Saturday 19th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haddenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-EF90BF
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy vessel escutcheon or bovine mount of Roman date (AD 43-200). The object is in the form of a bulls head is cast three dimensionally and is sub-triangular shape with one forward facing horn projecting from either side of the wider end, representing the top of the head, and a centrally projecting spur with bifurcated ends which are possibly the remnants of a broken and abraded suspension loop. The reverse of the mount is steeply concave to facilitate the fitting of the mount to the vessel proper. The bulls face is represented by the forward projecting horns, a pai…
Created on: Friday 20th November 2015
Last updated: Friday 20th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Easby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-C9AA35
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy conical mount with iron shaft, probably dating to the Roman period but of uncertain association. The conical mount has a raised circular edge at its base but is otherwise undecorated. The metal is of an even medium green patina.The mount measures 14.6mm tall, 10.9mm diameter at the base and weighs 5.50 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 18th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 28th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Chichester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-C6BD17
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman disc-shaped mount with an integral rivet and inlaid with enamel and millefiori (AD c.43-c.300). Overall, the mount measures 28.6mm in diameter and 10.0mm thick. It weighs 8.62g. The mount is a flat disc, measuring 2.0mm thick, with three concentric recessed circles creating settings for the enamel and millefiori. The central setting has very small traces of red enamel. The enamel in the middle setting is green and there is a ring of flowers created using white, red and black millefiori. Just over half of the enamel and millefiori is missing. The outer setting cont…
Created on: Wednesday 18th November 2015
Last updated: Friday 20th November 2015
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Record ID: LIN-883514
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy mount, possibly from a box or a piece of furniture. The mount is circular, convex, and has a raised circular dome in the centre. The underside is slightly recessed, and in the centre is an incomplete shank of oval section. Iron corrosion survives around this shank.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nettleton area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-623E9E
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy mount of Roman date. The mount is circular with a slightly curved back resulting in a D-shaped section. The upper surface is decorated with a star-like design featuring six radiating spokes around a central raised pellet. The tips of each spoke join with a raised circumferential rim. The interior of the star retains traces of a blue/green enamel and the triangular cells between each spoke are also likely to have been enamelled though no traces now remain. At the centre of the reverse of the mount a square sectioned stump projects which is worn and broken. The…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd October 2015
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Record ID: ESS-0B3DB6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy mount or stud, dating AD1st-4th Century. Object is a circular dish with a central projecting boss that has a central recession. There is some iron corrosion on the object which suggests it was attached via an integral iron rivet. Object is predominantly pale green with corrosion product aside from some iron staining in the bowl and around the rusted nail/rivet. A parallel can be found in Crummy 1995 no.4650, listed as an unidentified Cu alloy object. Diameter 21mm Reference: Crummy, N. 1995. The Roman small finds from excavations in Colchester 1971-1979.…
Created on: Friday 16th October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 20th October 2015
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Record ID: DUR-E6A481
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy probable Vessel Mount of Roman date (AD 43-410). The object is broadly Rectangular in plan and section with a large portion of its lower, aspect missing due to an old abraded break. This lower portion of the object would have formed a deeply recessed attachment area to facilitate the attachement of the object to a larger object such as a vessel. The upper half of the mount is in the form of two ducks, each facing outward, the end of each being created by relief work consisting if a triangle at the centre of the mount on each side. The ducks have small circul…
Created on: Wednesday 14th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 14th October 2015
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Record ID: LEIC-E4A235
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman or Post Medieval? copper alloy mount, 25mm in diameter, 4mm thick and weighing 9.58grams. The object is circular in form with a slightly domed cross section. It has a central raised knop with a central circular depression, which may hint at a function. It is decorated with three concentric bands, two of which are filled with a rope like relief moulding flanking a raised plain band. The reverse is flat and plain.
Created on: Wednesday 14th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th November 2015
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Record ID: NMS-D062E6
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy military harness mount, a round, conical, domed head and an integral round-sectioned disc-ended rivet. Nicolay 2007, Type B1, pl. 71, top row. Diameter 18mm. Length 11.3mm. c.120 - c.300.
Created on: Tuesday 13th October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 13th October 2015
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Record ID: GLO-7956FC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount that depicts a human or cherubic male face. The small wide nose is flanked by deeply set eyes that have a clearly defined dot for the pupil, the eyes at shown to be looking slightly to the left. The lips of the mouth are full and set within prominent and rounded cheeks and chin. Surrounding the top of the head are pronounced ringlets of hair, each covered in tightly packed curvilinear lines. Surrounding that face would have been a flat and wide border, but most of this is now truncated.
Created on: Friday 9th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 9th October 2015
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Record ID: ESS-65790D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy mount, dating AD150-300. The mount is circular with an openwork decoration. There are two integrally cast rivets on the back of the object, one of which has broken away near the base. The reverse is also slightly concave. The decoration takes the form of two sets of opposing kidney shaped voids with two cast curvilinear designs encircling the openwork, with their ends overlaping. This makes the overall appearance resemble two opposing pelta shaped motifs. An identical but more complete example has been recorded on the PAS database (BM-C81D76). The desi…
Created on: Thursday 8th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 15th October 2015
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Record ID: LANCUM-6E56F4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Late Roman 'propeller' shaped applique type belt stiffener dating to the 4th or 5th century AD. The belt stiffener consists of a central roundel and two opposing triangular terminals. The front of the object is highly decorated with three stamped double lines in within each bow dividing it into four quadrants with three punched ring and dot in three of the quadrants making a total of six in all but one is now indistinct. There are four incised grooves running along the long edge of the bow though not along the terminals and in the central circumference are three concentric…
Created on: Monday 14th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd September 2015
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Record ID: ESS-6DD053
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy terminal, most likely dating to the Roman period. It is in the shape of a wolf's head. The terminal has notches on the side, representing pulled back ears with engraved lines creating the illusion of fur underneath. Along the top of the terminal runs a ridge, giving the illusion of a thick brow ridge. The eyes are formed of two engraved pointed ovals on either side of the terminal, with the left eye having an indentation in the centre to indicate a pupil. The right eye is worn but may have had a similar feature. The features of the snout are cast. The underside of the te…
Created on: Monday 14th September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 20th January 2016
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Record ID: BH-6C1695
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper-alloy strap mount. The head of the mount takes the form of a flat-sectioned pelta with inward-curving terminals, between which is a T-shaped projection. Two integrally cast rivets, both with discoidal stops, project backwards from the reverse. The uppermost rivet is located behind the T-shaped projection and the second, also central, is a short distance up from the bottom edge. The mount is slightly distorted but otherwise survives in good condition. Width: 36.7mm; height: 34.2mm; depth (including rivets): 10.8mm. Weight: 17.95g. Published parallels for this mount inc…
Created on: Monday 14th September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kelshall', grid reference and parish protected.


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