Record Details

NHER Number:22776
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman needle


A 3rd century AD Roman copper alloy needle from Norfolk was sold in Yorkshire. The exact nature and location of this discovery are unclear.

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Full description

Pre 1986. Details unknown - 'Norfolk, England'.
Bronze needle with conical head, dark brown patina about 3rd century AD length 9cm.
See (S1) in file.
Not illustrated.
E. Rose (NAU), 17 July 1986.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • NEEDLE (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: 1986. Wilton House Gallery 1986 Catalogue. Item A53.

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