Key

Description
This key is a typical Roman object, and was used with a type of lock called a ‘tumbler’ lock. It was found during excavations in Exeter, Devon.
Accession Loan No.
855/1989/24
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
key
Simple Name
key
Full Name
latch key with three rectangular teeth
Dimensions
whole length 93 mm; whole W 20 mm; whole depth 8 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Family Group

Material
bone (animal)
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Goldsmith Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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