ROMAN HARNESS FITTING

Part of a cast copper alloy strap mounted terret of probable late Iron Age or Roman date, AD 0-200. It consists of part of a large, oval loop with a smaller, integral, rectangular loop on the outer side. The oval loop is thickest at the point where the rectangular loop is attached, tapering and becoming narrower at the point where the loop is broken. The terret displays a smooth, dark brown patina…