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from Newstead, Roxburghshire

Postcard of Bangle.
© National Museums Scotland


This shale bangle was found at the site of the Roman fort at Newstead in Roxburghshire. It was made from Dorset shale between 80 and 180 AD.

The bangle is broken in places.

The Roman army obtained supplies from three zones: locally (either by the army or natives), within the Roman province of Britannia, or further afield in the Roman empire.

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Online ID: 000-100-037-350-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  X.FRA 1177
Date: Between 80 and 180 AD
Material: Shale; imperfect; with a triple fluting along the mesial line of the outer surface
Dimensions: 1.06" W x 4.38" D
What: Armlet
Who: Newstead Collection
Where: Scotland, Roxburghshire, Melrose, Newstead
Description: Shale armlet from Newstead
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