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Title Iron Age enamelled mount
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English: A cast bronze mount with enamelled surfaces of late Iron Age or Roman date.

In plan, the mount is roughly heart-shaped, but lacking an angular tip, instead having a regular semi-circular shape. The mount consists of a pelta-shaped panel with two circles resting above the concave 'wings' of the pelta. Each circle is raised slightly higher than the pelta panel. Each circle also has enamel set inside it, with four red rectangular cells arranged in a cross pattern and 4 yellow quarters and a small square in the centre. The pelta panel has a third circle of the same design in the centre with three cells to each side, two of which are red in colour and the third and largest in yellow. The three cells are designed to fit an imbrication motif.

The reverse of the mount is undecorated, but has two worn rivets (3.5mm diameter) placed immediately behind the centre of the upper circles. Set in from the V-shaped groove of the upper lobes is a circular depression about 2mm in depth and 4mm in diameter.

The side face of the upper lobes and V-shaped groove have traces of corrosion or a worn break. It is uncertain which, however, there is enough space that a loop could have joined the mount in this area.
Depicted place (County of findspot) East Riding of Yorkshire
Date between 200 BC and 200
Photographer Museum of Antiquities of the University and Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Robert Collins, 2007-08-13 13:40:47
Accession number FindID: 189814
Old ref: NCL-04C774
Filename: Sirett mount.jpg
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Portable Antiquities Scheme logo.jpg The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a voluntary programme run by the United Kingdom government to record the increasing numbers of small finds of archaeological interest found by members of the public. The scheme started in 1997 and now covers most of England and Wales. Finds are published at https://finds.org.uk
Source https://finds.org.uk/database/ajax/download/id/147143
Catalog: https://finds.org.uk/database/images/image/id/147143
Artefact: https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/189814
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Object location54° 07′ 57.72″ N, 0° 20′ 22.88″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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