Iron Age Fob

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Object type: Fob
Period: Iron Age
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 26/10/2021
Location: Marbury, Cheshire east


An incomplete copper alloy ‘fob’ or ‘dangler’ dating from the late Iron Age to early Roman period (c 200BC-100AD). Triangular fob/danglers are very unusual. Theyir purpose is not fully understood; they may have been hung from items of equipment, personal apparel or harness decoration. This find has been designated a Find of Note: Regional Importance.