Late Roman buckle plate

Photo: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum CC By SA2.0
Object type: Buckle
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 12/12/2023
Location: Nettleton., Wiltshire


A buckle plate that has been dated to c AD 300 – 450. Hawkes and Dunning categorised these brooches in 1961; this is type IIA which appears to be a British variety. A Find of Note of County Importance.