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terret

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1870,1227.1

  • Description

    Cast copper alloy platform-decorated terret. Ring approximately D-shaped, circular to oval in cross-section. Three plaforms of inverted sub-conical form project at equal intervals from the outer circumference. The straigh attachment bar is V-shaped in section with a concave underside, damaged along one edge. The curved section of the terret ring expands to flattened 'cushion' terminals where it meets the attachment bar.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300 BC - AD 100 (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 83 millimetres
    • Height: 72.4 millimetres
    • Thickness: 15.8 millimetres
    • Weight: 68 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Raftery 1983 No. 235, p.80, fig.99 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G50/dc30

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1870,1227.1

Copper alloy terret with three bosses.

Copper alloy terret with three bosses.

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