Record Details

NHER Number:30995
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman and Early Saxon finds


Metal-detecting in 1994 and 2015 recovered a Roman brooch and an Early Saxon hanging bowl fragment decorated with red enamel.


  • Part of an Early Saxon hanging bowl decorated with red enamel from Brandiston  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 13 21
Map Sheet:TG12SW

Full description

October 1994. Metal-detecting. [1].
Hanging bowl escutcheon, (S1).
Beautiful disc with slightly concave back, traces of silvering, decorated with 3 spirals around centre.
Red enamel.
Small chord missing from edge may mark break-off of hook attachment.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 1994.

September-October 2015. Metal-detecting. [2].
Roman brooch.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 6 November 2015..

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Roman - 55 AD to 80 AD)
  • HANGING BOWL (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1994. LDN 25-31, Early Saxon hanging bowl escutcheon..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1994. Drawing of an Early Saxon hanging bowl. Film. 2:1.

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