PAS: Finds Review - to 19 March 2021
Here is my pick of the finds recorded on the PAS database in the previous week. A total of 225 finds were recorded in the week to 19 March 2021. This week’s reported finds are from possibly as early as 8500 BC through to Medieval.
PAS ID: GLO-481969
Found: North Somerset on 14 March 2021
A Roman folding knife with a copper-alloy handle and iron blade.
The handle depicts a scene of three people. A naked woman is sat on the shoulders of a smaller kneeling person with her legs on the shoulders of a standing male figure.
PAS ID: GLO-227953
Found: South Gloucestershire in January/February 2021
It is described as a chance find during metal detecting.
Debitage is the material produced during the process of and the production of chipped stone tools or weapons.
This piece has been dated to 8500BC – 2200BC