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
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
hinge
Simple Name
hinge
Dimensions
whole length 43 mm; whole diameter 19 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
175
Production Year High
225
Family Group

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

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