Form for a Roman brooch

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Object type: Brooch
Period: Roman
Primary material: Lead alloy
Date found: 10/02/2021
Location: Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire


A form or model for a two part Colchester derivative Polden Hill brooch from about 80-120AD. This lead alloy form was made as the first stage to manufacturing brooches. This is only the 6th example on the PAS and is a Find of Note of Regional Importance.