Linch pin terminal

Description
This piece of bronze would have been used to help secure a chariot wheel to the vehicle’s axle; it is the equivalent of a car’s wheel nut. Originally it would have been decorated with brightly coloured enamel. See 234/2003 for a complete replica.
Accession Loan No.
201/2003
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
linch pin terminal
Simple Name
linch pin
Full Name
linch pin terminal
Dimensions
whole length 35 mm; whole W 15 mm; whole depth 20 mm
Period Classification
Iron Age (800 BC-43 AD)
Production Year Low
-300
Production Year High
-200
Family Group

Material
metal; copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Hockin, Terence, Mr
Collection Site Name
Loddiswell
Collection Parish
Loddiswell
Collection Town
Loddiswell
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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