Record Details

NHER Number:20723
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman horse harness

Summary

A Roman horse harness with a pattern of concentric rings dated to 49 to 60 AD was found here by metal detecting. This find is part of a larger Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery complex.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 71 23
Map Sheet:TF72SW
Parish:CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September 1984. Metal detecting.
Roman? horse harness pendant - copper alloy disc with pattern of concentric rings 2 to 3cm diameter. Trace of ?flat sectioned loop. Provisionally dated from comparison with similar in (S1). 49 to 60 AD.
Information from [1].
E. M. James (KLM), 29 September 1984

Part of large scatter NHER 30754.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Slide: Various. Slide. KLM.
<S1>Article in Serial: Crummy, N.. 1983. The Roman Small Finds from excavations in Colchester 1971-9.. Colchester Archaeology. No 4618.

Related records

30754Part of: Early Saxon cemetery and Roman to Early Medieval settlement, multi-period findspot. (Monument)
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