Record Details

NHER Number:2667
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman oval brooch with amethyst

Summary

In 1855 an oval brooch of gilt metal with amethyst, perhaps dating to the late Roman period, was recovered from the parish of Swaffham. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Location

Parish:SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1855.
Oval brooch of gilt metal with amethyst. F. Haverfield 'Perhaps late Roman work'
NCM catalogue No. 426.
In NCM. [1]
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Swaffham.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Fitch, R. 1859. Notice of an Oval Jewelled Fibula found at Swaffham, Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol V pp 354-356.
<S2>Article in serial: Archaeological Journal. Vol XIV, p 287,.
<S3>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. pp 321-338, Fig 33.
<S4>Publication: Southwell. 1895. Guide to Norwich Castle Museum. p 171.

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