Hinge

Description
Hinges like this were used on cupboard doors and chest lids. This one is made from a cow’s leg bone.
Accession Loan No.
855/1989/6
Simple Name
hinge
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
hinge
Material
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
175
Production Year High
225
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Mermaid Yard
Cultural Group
Roman
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 43 mm; whole diameter 19 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:38
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:45

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