MHG3528 - Bronze Belt Plate and Fastener - Drumashie
Enamelled bronze belt plate and dress fastener found during drain digging at Drumashie, Dores.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
In Inverness Museum are an 'E.I.A. bronze belt plate and bronze dress fastener, coated with tin, and ornamented with enamel. Found in 1846 at Drumashie, Dores' (Museum exhibit card.)
Visited by OS (J L D) 23 March 1962.
'The majority of the dress-fasteners from Traprain Law are of Hadrianic-Antonine type; comparatively few are of early Roman type, and none are of pre-Roman Iron Age type. The dress-fastener…from beyond the frontier at Drumashie in Inverness-shire…(is)…of Hadrianic-Antonine type.'
J P Gillam 1958.
The Drumashie belt plate and dress fastener are listed under Acc. Nos.1982.050.001 and 1982.050.002 in the Inverness Museum catalogue. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Macgregor, M. 1976. Early Celtic art in north Britain: a study of decorative metalwork from the third century B.C. to the third century A.D.. 9, 36, 58, 109, 110, 131, No. 36; fig. 7, 12.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Gillam, J P. 1958. 'Roman and Native, AD 122-197'. 84.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Wild, J P. 1970. 'Button-and-loop fasteners in the Roman provinces', Britannia Vol. 1 1970, p.137-55. Britannia. 137-55. 152, No. 92.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1924. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 58 1923-4, p.11-23, 100-2, 140-2, 224-7, 284-5, 322-4. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 11-23, 100-2, 140-2, 224-. 11-13.
- <1> Collection/Catalogue: Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers. 1982.050.001-002.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6300 3699 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- STRAP FITTING (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- DRESS FASTENER (DRESS) (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13161 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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