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    • Broad period: ROMAN

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Record ID: SWYOR-07A70B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast copper alloy Roman mount in the form of a seated or swimming Duck. The duck is shown three-dimensionally, and is depicted sitting or swimming with its neck held tight to its back. The body is oval and domed, with a short neck and an unnaturally small head with a beak at one end. Mouldings on the front of the breast form a pointed oval on each side of the neck and breast. The head is slightly damaged, but there are circular concavities for eyes, one containing a trace of another material, perhaps glass. The reverse is slightly convex and there in the centre is an oval depression …
Created on: Monday 6th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-889AFE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy enamelled mount of probable Roman date, c.AD 150 - 300. The mount is circular with a D-shaped profile having a flat reverse and domed top. The upper surface is divided into a chequerboard of small square panels, a number of which retain red enamel. Some yellow enamel is also present. The reverse is undecorated though bears a central negative scar suggesting the presence of a shank which has since been lost to a worn break. The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The mount is 20.2mm in diameter, 1.9mm thick and weighs 2.4g. Mounts of similar decorativ…
Created on: Tuesday 31st October 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hutton Buscel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-35B201
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete copper alloy mount dating to the Roman period (c. AD 43 - 410). The lower half of the mount is pelta or crescent-shaped, with curved tips. The central section of the crescent extends upwards and also terminates in curved tips, this creates 'C' shaped openwork on each side. The reverse is flat and has two large rivets, one on top of the other. The metal is very worn and mid green in colour. The strap fitting is 18.5 mm long, 18.2 mm wide and 5.2 mm thick. It weighs 2.5 g.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-8FCF92
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
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Copper alloy mount, probably dating from the Roman or medieval periods, that is between c. AD43-1500, possibly post-medieval. It was composed of an oval hollow-backed body and a loop at the top. It continued below the main body or they may have been another loop or other finial. The surfaces are very worn and corroded, but there are traces of possible tinning/white metal coating in the crevices of the obverse.
Created on: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tickencote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-C31671
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy mount of probable Roman date, c.AD 43 - 200. The mount is square in plan with a domed centre and is undecorated. Two rivets are retained, projecting through opposite corners. The metal has a mid-green patina and is in fair condition. The mount is 14.9mm long, 15.3mm wide, 2.7mm thick and weighs 0.8g.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-C073CD
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
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Roman copper alloy figurative mount, Length: 40 mm, width: 16 mm, thickness: 11 mm, weight: 17.71 grams. The mount is rectangular in form and cross section and is formed of two parts. The first consists of a 3-D face with circular holes for eyes, crude nose and slit for a mouth. It has a rounded rope effect 'border' around it which seems to represent hair and runs down the side of the object. Emerging from the upper centre of this is a semi-circular crest like projection (Phrygian cap?) which runs down the flat reverse of the head. Below the head the object is recatngular in form …
Created on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-E0D4A5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
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Copper alloy object, possibly a mount. The object has a cone shaped terminal 22mm long, tapering from a base 13mm in diameter. This terminates in a small apparently zoomorphic head with an open mouth, possibly a representation of a lion. Attached to the centre of the base of the terminal is a flattened tapering strip of copper alloy, 58mm long, bent into a hook shape. and The object is 63mm long, 18mm wide, 12mm thick and weighs 14.16g.
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 11th August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-B21714
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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A fragment of a copper alloy Mount of Roman date (AD 43-410). The object is the outer flan of a leontomorphic mount, perhaps a furniture fitting from a casket or box, in the form of a lion's head. The fragment represents the outer portion of the mount and a small rectangular raised sections with incised curvilinear grooves to represent a mane. There is a small projecting section at the base of the fragment which indicates where second tier of the object would have been. The metal is a dark green in colour. Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database: BH-0…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 9th August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-B20CFC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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A fragment of a copper alloy Mount of Roman date (AD 43-410). The object is the outer flan of a leontomorphic mount, perhaps a furniture fitting from a casket or box, in the form of a lion's head. The fragment represents the outer portion of the mount and a small sub-rectangular raised sections with incised curvilinear grooves to represent a mane. There is a small projecting section at the base of the fragment which indicates where second tier of the object would have been. The metal is a dark green in colour with areas of cream coloured corrosion. Similar examples can be seen on the…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 9th August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-B20204
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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An incomplete copper alloy Mount of Roman date (AD 43-410). The object is a leontomorphic mount, perhaps a furniture fitting from a casket or box, in the form of a lion's head with the remains of an iron shank to the reverse (square sectioned). The object is circular in form and three-tiered, being hollow to the underside and creating a triangular section. The lower two tiers are circular and downward curved with a flat upper section with some raised section which are decorated with diagonal grooves (multi-directional) to represent the lion's mane. The next tier is sub-triangular in p…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 9th August 2017
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Record ID: NARC-B1F5BC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Bedford
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A fragment of a copper alloy Mount of probable Roman date (AD 43-410). The object is composed of a sub-rectangular form, with repeating notched tapering aspects, and cross section and is flat. It is decorated on one face with an incised linear pattern, which forms a single chevron and repeats with each linear component linked by a single ring and dot stamp. The back of the object is undecorated. Both ends of the object terminate in old and abraded breaks. The metal is mid-green/brown in colour and has a pitted patina. The object may have been part of a frame like mount or inlay Sim…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 9th August 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-9CBA41
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy mount dating to the Roman period, probably in the form of Medusa. The object is oval in plan, convex to the front and concave to the rear. The front of the object is worn with worn lentoid eyes and a flattened nose. The mouth has been damaged and worn and is no longer visible. The hair is designed to represent the snakes which made up Medusa's hair. The face of the object has a dark olive green patina while the reverse has a smooth pea green patina. Dimensions: 35mm in length, 35mm in width, 10mm thick, 27.7g. There is a particular myth in which Medusa was originally a…
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Batherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-1DB3F6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and worn copper-alloy Roman mount probably dating to the 3rd century AD and associated with the military. The mount is pelta-shaped with both of the original terminals and the central stem featuring worn breaks. The underside is flat and retains traces of a white/ grey substance. The upper surface has a low curvature and is heavily pitted. No original patina remains and the artefact has corroded to a variable mid-dark green colour. Similar examples can be found in Appels and Laycock (2007: 74, fig. AA8.21) which suggest a military association for this particular form. The…
Created on: Friday 21st July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bishops Waltham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-093C75
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman cast zoomorphic mount in the shape of a bird in flight with wings and neck. The mount is unusual in that the tail is wedge shaped with incised line near the end and two moulded ribs. The wings are formed by two elaborate circular indents that may have held enamel in the inner circle. Similar bird-type objects are known from brooches and have been discussed by Hattatt (1987, 227-8), often with flat bodies and spread wings, a triangular tail, a plain neck and head rising high from the plane of the brooch (max. H. here: 6.8mm) and a wide rib along the back and usually…
Created on: Thursday 20th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd August 2017
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Record ID: WAW-A1279D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy mount of Roman date (c. AD 43 - 410). It is sub-rectangular in plan and section. The mount tapers slightly and there are two integral rivets on the reverse, each at opposing ends. The mount is not visibly decorated on the front or back. It has a mid to dark green patina across the surface which has been abraded. It measures 50.3mm in length, 11.6mm at the widest end, tapering to 8.3mm. It is 3.1mm thick and weighs 10.7grams
Created on: Monday 3rd July 2017
Last updated: Sunday 29th October 2017
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Record ID: KENT-679CC7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast incomplete and worn copper copper-alloy cruciform mount dating to the Roman period, 1st-4th centuries AD. Description: The mount is missing its left of four arms and would have orignally been of cruciform shape. It has an integral circular lug at the centre of the reverse, the lug clindrical with a wide flat top to assist with attachment. The obverse is decorated with moulded central ridges on the arms and collar mouldings towards the arm terminals. Measurements: 24.97mm high, 14.73mm wide, 7.99mm thick and 4.4g in weight. Discussion: This mount belongs to a small group of m…
Created on: Friday 30th June 2017
Last updated: Thursday 19th October 2017
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Record ID: CORN-441268
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy pelta-shaped mount with looped terminal with integral pointed lug that is 4 mm long at the back of the terminal. The mount is in the form of an expanded crescent or collar with moulded borders and radiating oblique lines that run between the borders. Between these transverse ridges there are trapezoidal cells that would originally have held enamel. Inside this crescent is a pelta-shaped section that still retains some of its red enamel inlay and arcs into a point that almost touches the terminal, creating two areas of crescentic openwork. The object is quite delicate …
Created on: Thursday 29th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 11th July 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-22E5AF
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to Medieval? copper alloy band, 41mm in length, 8mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 3.13grams. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and appears to be incomplete. It is decorated on one face with an incised border at each side which contains a row of ring and dot stamps tightly packed along its length, 9 are visible. The object has snapped along one short edge and at the other short edge it has a curved profile with a short rectangular projection, which is broken, to one side. The object may have been part of a frame like mount or inlay?
Created on: Tuesday 27th June 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rutland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-A7A597
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possibly a lock pin, mount or stud fragment dating from the Roman period, that is c. 1st-4th century AD. It is dished and circular with extremely worn surfaces all around. There is a central knop or moulding, but the object is so worn that further identification is impossible.
Created on: Wednesday 21st June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cockermouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-A783B3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possibly a copper alloy lock pin or mount dating from the Roman period, that is c. AD43-410. The mount is circular, with, possibly, a broken stud or pin on the reverse. The head is circular, with moulded circular grooves on the obverse and a central knop. All surfaces are extremely worn. It may have been a small lockpin or a furiniture mount.
Created on: Wednesday 21st June 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cockermouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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