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Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol. 87   1972 page 153

Rochester East Gate, 1969. By A. C. Harrison, B.A., F.S.A.

Guilden Morden might even be earlier. The association with the east side of the country is noticeable.

   2. A Nauheim derivative brooch of yellowish metal with a leaf-shaped bow. The thin bow is decorated in the same pattern as that on a similar brooch from the Eccles villa (my no. 9581), except that, in this case, the punched wavy line seems to have been made with a single, round-nosed punch.
   This brooch must be pre-Flavian. The three brooches (nos. 2273, 9581 and this, 9616), must be from the same workshop.
   The next few brooches are of types which follow upon the Colchester type, but are made in two-pieces.

   3. A typical example of my Type 92, with short crest imitating the hook of the Colchester type, and bow with a (usually) flat-topped central ridge between two cavetto flutings. Spring of eight turns; the rib on the bow is obliquely hatched; there may have been an attempt to pierce the catchplate. Date, Claudian to early Flavian.

   4. A similar brooch, but the bow is a variant in which the rib on the bow is a half-round moulding and the crest is suppressed. I can quote the following parallels:
   2004. St. Albans. Verulamium. Brooch no. 24. Found with coins up to
A.D. 71.
   1845. Richborough I, no. 20 (and I think also 1846, ibid., no. 21, which is very obscure).
   1703. Richborough I, no. 3, again in poor state.
   5904. Franks Hall, Farningham. Found with first-century pottery.
   0140. Colchester. Colchester Museum.
   2706. London. London Museum. London in Roman Times, fig. 27, 20.
   1702. Richborough I, no. 2.
   4308. Canterbury. Royal Museum.

   5. A small example of my Type 93A. The spring of eight turns is damaged; the short crest is made by two crude notches cut with a file (this is typical of Type 93). A deep groove extends two-thirds of the bow, and this is usually cross-hatched, though not in this case. The slender bow ends in a slight double knob; round hole in catchplate.
   There are many parallels in Kent, Essex, St. Albans and East Anglia, some dated to Flavian levels or later, but these later examples are probably survivals, for the type does not occur north of Leicester, and was probably out of use by the time of the Roman advance into Yorkshire.

   6. This also is of my Type 93, but of group C, in which the crest is continuous with a rib which may run only part-way down the bow, or

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