Romeinse kruisboog fibula
Voorwerp: Kruisboog Fibula.
Afmeting: 8x5 cm.
Periode: 0 tot 400 nchr.
Circa early 3rd-4th century AD
The bow and catchplate could be elaborately decorated with incised patterns - ring and dot, lines, chevrons and spirals. They ahve been found made from most materials from bronze to gold, or gilded bronze. Crossbow brooches were common on the continent, but tended to be hollow, unlike the solid Romano-British types.
THE OPINION OF DR. ALBERT EINSTEIN DER SWEIZER ABOUT A METALDETECTOR:
QUESTION: How does it work?
Let's just say that it creates an electromagnectic field, that when passing over a metal object the circuitry knows that there is something there because of the conductivity of the object.