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
Simple Name
key
Full Name
latch key with three rectangular teeth
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
key
Material
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Goldsmith Street
Cultural Group
Roman
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 93 mm; whole W 20 mm; whole depth 8 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:38
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:45

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