Roman potleg??

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Roman potleg??

Post by Earthdawg » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:01 pm

Found today near my silver roman coin... I’ve had potlegs before but not like this.... any ideas??was deep in the earth 9+ inches.
All found with Xterra 705.
New land off the A5.....Northants.
Gonna be more stuff coming out.
ED
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Re: Roman potleg??

Post by fred » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:10 pm

That looks much more like a Roman patera handle! ::g
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Re: Roman potleg??

Post by Swany » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:22 pm

Nice one. no idea what it is but I have noticed a theme with these finds with circles, usually all great items ::g

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Re: Roman potleg??

Post by Koala » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:33 pm

Close up of here might help

Appears to be some writing or patter. Unfortunately original image is only 150 or so pixels wide so there's no way to zoom or see much detail.

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Re: Roman potleg??

Post by Quoin » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:09 pm

I agree with Fred. Patera handle or maybe a knife handle.

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Re: Roman potleg??

Post by Earthdawg » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:31 pm

Can’t see anymore detail through mag glass.
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