Record Details

NHER Number:40279
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Incomplete Iron Age copper alloy brooch


Metal detecting in 2003 to 2004 recovered an incomplete Iron Age copper alloy La Tene III type brooch, thought to date to the 1st century BC or the early 1st century AD.

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Grid Reference:TM 33 94
Map Sheet:TM39SW

Full description

December 2003 - January 2004. Metal detecting.
Iron Age incomplete copper alloy La Tene III type brooch, two of originally ?four coils, broken internal chord below shallow arched rectangular-sectioned plain bow, damaged catchplate, 9 x 53mm. For comparison see (S1). Dates to the 1st century BC/early 1st century AD.
S. Ashley (NLA), 17 February 2004.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.
<S1>Publication: Hattatt. 1989. [unknown]. No 1452.

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