Record Details

NHER Number:2743
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman burial with bracelet and ring

Summary

A Roman burial with a copper alloy snake's head bracelet and a finger ring were found in Feltwell in 1937, although they may have derived from the parishes of Weeting with Broomhill, Feltwell or Hockwold cum Wilton.

Images - none

Location

Parish:FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1937.
Inhumation burial with copper alloy ring and snake bracelet.
Registered by British Museum as Feltwell.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 9 March 1981.

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRACELET (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • GEMSTONE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: 1951. Snake bracelet from Norfolk.. IN Antiq. RB. p 14.
---Monograph: Henig, M.. 1978. British Gemstone Corpus.. British Archaeological Report. Vol 8, No 558.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Feltwell.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Gayton.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1981. Romano British Inhumation - Feltwell.
<S2>Unpublished document: Copy of British Museum Register.

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