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    • Broad period: ROMAN

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Record ID: WILT-95EB79
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman openwork belt mount, probably associated with the military and dating from the 3rd century AD. The mount is an elaborate pelta in plan with a an incurving knopped terminal which curves towards the concave section of the pelta, one terminal is slightly damaged. The central projection of the mount is incomplete. The reverse of the mount has a large integrally cast rounded shank with wide flattened head that would have secured the mount to a leather strap. The mount is 15.95mm in length, 24.05mm wide, 10.9mm thick and weighs 4.23 grams.
Created on: Monday 30th March 2015
Last updated: Monday 30th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Devizes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-9A2784
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy mount. Cast plate in the form of a bovine head with short horns, rounded ears and a waisted muzzle. Incised straight and arced lines economically confer an impression of relief at the forehead, between the eyes and down the length of the head, and also outline a pair of eyes at the outer edges of the head, with another similar feature at its apex between the horns. These three circles are of external diameter c.3mm, each with a central circular dot of brick red enamel of diameter c.2mm. The currency of three dimensional bovine vessel mounts is held to have bridged the Lat…
Created on: Wednesday 18th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-763A7A
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete copper alloy mount of Roman date. The mount is an openwork amphora shape with a rectangular panel representing the neck and handles and an ovate main body with sloping shoulders which taper to a rounded point. Two rivet holes are present, one at the pointed terminal and one at the juncture between the main body and neck. Traces of silvering survive in patches over the mounts surface. The metal has a mid green patina and is worn. The mount is 41.7mm long, 21mm wide, 3mm thick and weighs 8.8g. Assistant Curator of Archaeology, Yorkshire Museum
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 27th February 2015
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Record ID: BERK-4E002D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy Roman mount depicting the head of the wine god Baccus. The mount is large (52.74mm diameter) and heavy, possibly having a lead constituent to the copper alloy. It has a flat reverse which is now uneven but with no sign of attachment; it may have been attached to its parent object by a solder which has not survived. The head of the mount is well-rendered; with oval eyes that suggests a local, British manufacture (Martin Henig pers. comm.). The hair is interwoven with vine leaves and two bunches of grapes can be seen, confirming the deity as Baccus. The mount may …
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 2nd March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Itchen Valley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-4C28F8
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy rectangular mount of probable Roman date, AD 43 - 410. It is a long recatngular piece of copper alloy with nine rivet holes; three in a line at each end, and three in a line across the centre. Four of the copper alloy rivets survive. They have flattened rounded heads. The mount is decorated with four panels containing U shaped recesses arranged in pairs facing each other. between the panels and on the ourside of the panels are strips inlaid with niello and decorated with a wavy line. The metal has a patchy green colour with areas of red metal showing. The mount is 61…
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
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Record ID: ESS-317F52
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
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A Roman copper alloy vulvate mount, dating to the 4th centuryAD. the object has a slightly hexagonal plate with a raised central boss, which is oval in shape. There is an engraved line running down the centre of the boss. Two integral rivets are on the back of the object. The plate has been bent in one corner and the object has a dark grey pattination. Similar objects can be found on thePASdatabase, cf.NMS-690EB4. dimensions: length: 27.37 mm; width: 17.62 mm; thickness: 11.54 mm; weight: 8.54g.
Created on: Tuesday 17th February 2015
Last updated: Thursday 26th February 2015
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Record ID: LIN-20842C
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy mount, possibly from a box. The mount is dished and has a tall rounded boss in the centre, rising just above the perimeter of the rim. A short section of copper alloy shank extends from the reverse, at the terminal of this is covered with iron corrosion.
Created on: Wednesday 4th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Caistor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-1F3F81
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
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A complete copper alloy zoomorphic mount in the form of a wild feline, likely of Roman date c. 43-410 AD. The mount is a three-dimensional face of a wild cat; at the top of the face, there are a pair of prominant raised rounded-triangular ears on either side with sub-circular hollows on the interior. Below the ears, the forehead develops into a brow ridge, with two circular eyes underneath,which have central pellet pupils. On either side of the eyes, there are a pair of rounded cheek bones. Extending from between the eyes, is a large triangular nose with two nostrils at its base. T…
Created on: Wednesday 4th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th February 2015
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Record ID: ESS-7E93A0
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman lead alloy lion head mount, dating 1st-2nd century AD. The mount is circular with the relief design of a lion's head, including mane, on one side. On the other side are two linear incisions, one running the full length of the mount and another smaller incision that cuts across the larger line in the centre. This is probably where the mount attached to the object it was associated with. The object has a light grey pattination. Dimensions: diameter: 28.18 mm; thickness: 10.63 mm; weight: 32.94g.
Created on: Thursday 15th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd January 2015
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Record ID: HAMP-7A409E
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete copper alloy and enamelled square-shaped mount or decorative fitting of probable Roman date. The object comprises a square- or lozenge- shaped plate with large circular knops at each corner, each of which has a rivet hole with separate copper alloy rivets protruding from the upper surface, except one corner which only contains a fragment of a rivet. The plate is decorated with a curved lozenge-shape within a square border of red enamel, which then creates five cells of yellow enamel: a central lozenge and five corner triangles. To the reverse are two large semi-circular …
Created on: Thursday 15th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th February 2015
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Record ID: SF-FE380A
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy mount of probable Roman date. It is roughly lozenge shaped with concave back face and moulded/domed front face, and in the form of a cherubic male face. Above the face is a band of wavy hair with a central curl in high relief. The face beneath has a prominent brow with conical projection at its centre, below which are deeply set eyes and small nose, mouth and chin. To each side of the face are rounded cheeks that give the object its cherubic appearance. The back face of the mount is concave with a flattened outer edge, and it is not immediately apparent how this ob…
Created on: Friday 9th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 12th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Arlesford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-943883
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy mount of Roman date; the mount is circular but with an uneven circumference. The mount has five concentric grooves and ridges and a rounded central aperture. Alternating rdiges are decorated with punched marks. The outer field is further decorated with short pairs of radiating lines.
Created on: Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd December 2014
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Record ID: SUR-81E828
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy heart-shaped mount with a squared terminal, now very worn. The mount has a single small rivet, apparently separate. On the face is a large central pit with a border of small pits around the edge of the mount. The date is probably Roman although an early Saxon date cannot be ruled out.
Created on: Monday 22nd December 2014
Last updated: Monday 22nd December 2014
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Record ID: NMS-430CCB
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy mount or stud, a flat head with all edges broken and an integral round-sectioned shank. Extant dimensions of head 25 x 15mm. Length 9mm, of which the shank accounts for 7.5mm. Mid 1st - 4th century.
Created on: Friday 19th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 19th December 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-03A978
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy mount with silver niello decoration of probable Roman date. The object is sub-shield shaped in plan with straight edges which taper to a point at the base of the object and a wide rectangular collar which flares outwards slightly at the top. It is rectangular in cross-section and slightly domed. The outer face is decorated with a panel consisting of two rows of four squares of silver inlay within which is a silver inlay X with a pellet within each angle. The expanded collar is decorated with two decorative motifs of four conjoined lozenges of silver inlay with a cen…
Created on: Tuesday 16th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 19th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bilbrough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-EB0978
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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A Roman enamelled copper alloy belt mount. It has a convex rectangular body decorated with three vertical ribs that divide the face into three panels. The mount is broken below this. Above it a pointed oval panel that has a concave body. The body contains traces of a degraded green enamel. An integral flat-headed stud projects from the rear of this pointed oval panel.
Created on: Monday 15th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 15th January 2015
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Record ID: BH-C45882
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy mount. The solid-cast mount is sub-conical, with a hemispherical moulding at the point and, at the base, a raised band with central groove. The corroded remains of an iron rivet adhere to the centre of the otherwise flat underside. Length: 30.3mm; width: 11.8mm. Weight: 6.89g.
Created on: Saturday 13th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 6th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Baldock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-AC812C
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy lion-headed mount of Roman date. The artefact is circular in plan, its diameter gradually decreasing towards the top, in a series of clearly defined steps. At the base is a plain, almost vertical rim which is damaged in places. A concentric groove separates this rim from a less steeply angled step, the surface of which has been incised with a number of short, radiating grooves, creating the impression of a mane. The next upwards step, the face, has a vertical side and its upper surface bears a pair of ring-and-dot punch marks, representing the eyes, and two or …
Created on: Friday 12th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-85C537
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy belt mount of Roman date. The mount is sub-rectangular with waisted sides and bevelled edges. A flat projection extends from one short edge and is broken and worn.The reverse of the mount is concave with two integral, circular sectioned attachment shanks projecting centrally on the vertical axis. The ends of both shanks are wide and flattened. The metal has a dark blackish-green patina and is in good condition. The mount is 20.4mm long, 12.8mm wide, 1.7mm thick (9.8mm with projections) and weighs 3.2g.
Created on: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 18th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Preston Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-858A77
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy belt mount of Roman date. The mount is pelta-shaped with incurving knopped terminals which arc towards the concave portion of the pelta. A central projection extends up from between the two terminals and curves outwards to form a fan-shaped terminal. This element completes an almost circular outline for the object as a whole. The reverse of the mount is concave with two integral, circular sectioned attachment shanks projecting centrally on the vertical axis. The ends of both shanks are wide and flattened. The metal has a mid blackish-green patina and is in g
Created on: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 18th December 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Preston Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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