Tyne and Wear HER(939): South Shields Roman fort, jet button - Details
South Shields Roman fort, jet button
Dress and Personal Accessories
Jet or shale conical V-perforated button, diameter 38 mm; subsequently perforated for use as a spindle whorl. Found in a secondary context sometime between 1875-1878.
<< HER 939 >> R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, pp. 80 and 83, fig. 26, no. 2.3