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    • County: Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Record ID: NMGW-2C69D1
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age copper alloy tanged and collared chisel, c.1150-700 BC. The chisel is likely to have a broken tang and has a surviving length of 53.2mm and weighs 36.6g. The tang has a surviving length of 15.6mm and is of rectangular section, which diverges towards the prominent collar (12 x 9mm at the collar). At the collar the chisel has a width of 19.9mm and a thickness of 12.2mm. The chisel blade thins and narrows below the collar, to a minimum width of 16.4mm. The sides of the blade are concave to produce an expanded blade edge with a surviving width of 35.0mm. The chisel has …
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-2C4A02
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age bronze sword fragment of Ewart Park type, belonging to the Ewart Park metalworking Industry, corresponding to Needham's (1996) Period 7, c. 950 - 750BC. The sword is fragmentary and comprises the base of the hilt and top of the blade, with a surviving length of 97.2mm and a weight of 81.0g. The upper break is across the hilt with a width of 20.7mm and a thickness of 4.8mm and with no evidence for a rivet slot before the break. The sword has a surviving width across the shoulder of 38.8mm (7.8mm thickness). Two opposing rivet holes survive on the shoulder (one damage…
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2008
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-89FC33
Object type: SPATULA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy spatula handle of 2nd to early 3rd century date The spatula handle is near-complete, although the detail is eroded. The handle has a length of 67.2mm, a maximum width across the shoulders of 18.6mm, a maximum thickness of 15.4mm and a weight of 43.4g. The helmet differs from other recorded examples in being three-dimensional with concave sides and a wide central groove at the rear. The helmet widens around the head (15.5mm x 15.4mm). Surface detail on the figure has been lost but the top of the garments are discernible below the neck. The figure thins near the base …
Created on: Thursday 24th January 2008
Last updated: Friday 28th February 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-258B11
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman Empire, VALENS AD364-78, bronze, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, mint uncertain.
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-2552A2
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy belt or strap mount, probably of 15th or 16th century date The mount is rectangular with a slightly distorted length of 33.44mm, a width of 14.09mm and has a weight of 2.8g. The mount has incised decoration comprising a border containing a central lozenge; outside the lozenge is a rocker-arm or zigzag motif within the triangular panels. At the centre of the lozenge is a circular perforation of 5.4mm diameter. The mount was attached by two separate copper alloy rivets (2.2mm diameter) at each end. The mount has moderately good surface preservation with a mid-green …
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 30th January 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-252132
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle plate, probably of 13th or 14th century date The buckle plate is near complete, although the buckle frame and pin are missing. The plate has a length of 21.88mm, a width of 18.04mm and has a weight of 3.8g. The buckle plate is folded with a slot for the pin and a recess for the frame. The rear of the folded plate is narrower than the face, with a width of 14.59mm. The face is decorated with a rocker-arm or zigzag border, outside a square panel defined by incised lines. On the interior of the panel is an incised spiral. The incised square and spiral contain…
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Sunday 20th October 2013
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Record ID: NMGW-22A933
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy plate disc brooch of 2nd century AD date The brooch is near complete, missing only the pin and peripheral lugs. The brooch is flat and had eight peripheral lugs, with a surviving maximum width of 22.50mm and weighs 3.4g. The brooch would have employed an open spring mechanism, secured by pierced lugs on the reverse. The eroded catch plate gives the brooch a surviving depth of 4.96mm. All peripheral lugs are damaged, but are likely to have been dished near the ends. The circular disc has a diameter of 18.5mm and is decorated with circular and concentric enamelled cel…
Created on: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-B91647
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman Copper Alloy Coin. Mid 2nd Century (?) As or Dupondius. Uncertain.
Created on: Thursday 28th September 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-B86FC3
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Butt fragment from a flat axe, flanged axe or palstave of indeterminate type and of Early Bronze Age to Middle Bronze Age date, probably dated to c. 2,200 - 1,150BC. The axe is represented by the butt only, with a surviving length of 29.52mm and a weight of 31.4g. The butt is thin and tapers to an edge with a width of 30.04mm. The sides of the axe diverge slightly to the break where the axe has a width of 33.77mm. The sides are rounded across their thickness and there is no discernible evidence for flanges on the fragment. The axe has a maximum thickness at the break of 7.05mm. The fa…
Created on: Thursday 28th September 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-28AC12
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval copper alloy asymmetrical buckle, probably of 17th century date The buckle is concave in profile with one rounded and one straight edge. The buckle frame has a length of 25.73mm, a width of 20.40mm and a depth of 6.99mm. The buckle employed a chape, wrapped around the integral bar with a slot to take the pin Iron corrosion around the slot suggests an iron pin. The terminal of the chape has been lost. The outside edges of the buckle are likely to have carried moulded decoration now lost. The buckle has a pale green surface and weighs 5.2g.
Created on: Thursday 21st September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-2853B5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy buckle of 2nd or 3rd century AD date The buckle is incomplete, and is missing a little less than half of the buckle‚Äôs width. The buckle has a length of 45.83mm, a maximum surviving width of 29.83mm and weighs 5.4g. The buckle frame is of flat section with a thickness of 2.3mm. The outside edge of the frame is curved and extends into the interior of the frame with a C-scroll, terminating in circular knops either side of the recess for the pin. At the rear of the buckle is a rectangular loop, with a T-shaped aperture, to secure the strap. The front of the frame is d…
Created on: Thursday 21st September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-F26A64
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age bronze socketed axe fragment, c. 1,150 - 750BC This is a small fragment from the side of a socketed axe of uncertain type and has a maximum surviving length of 30.53mm and weighs 20.2g. The side has a loop (24.27mm long 7.41mm wide and 9.78mm deep). The loop is irregular and springs from immediately beneath (5.3mm) the rim and there is no evidence of a mouth moulding. The casting seam is evident above the loop. The edges of the axe fragment are turning inwards, probably to the faces, and have a maximum width of 27.1mm. The fragment is distorted possibly from heat (melt…
Created on: Tuesday 1st August 2006
Last updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-A96A46
Object type: MANUFACTURE AND PROCESSING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rhondda Cynon Taf
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval lead casting of uncertain function The object is a solid casting with an overall length of 69.06mm and weighing 161.5g. The piece is of oval section (maximum thickness 15.77mm) with straight parallel sides (29.26mm wide) and a rounded base. The top has a central irregular perforation (16mm long, 5.8mm wide and 4.7mm deep). Below the rim on both faces, is a decorative rectangular panel comprising a prominent horizontal rib at the top and a central raised knop. Inside the panel is a faint moulded scroll. The item resembles a late Medieval or Post Medieval scabbard chape,…
Created on: Thursday 22nd June 2006
Last updated: Thursday 6th March 2014
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