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ROMAN STRAP FITTING

Copper alloy bar mount, possibly Roman. This mount is rectangular in plan and semicircular in section. At one end is a misshapen knop, which may be a casting flaw. To the reverse of the mount are two integral shanks of circular section. One of these is extremely thickened, which again may be a fault of the casting. The object is abraded with a dark brown patina. The underside is lighter brown in c…