STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: SF7820

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Large sexfoil mount, each foil with a rounded end. The mount is made of thin sheet with a decayed white-metal coating, and rises with a concave curve to a tall point. In one of the foils is a complete rivet hole, and in the opposite one is a broken hole. The point may also have had a hole, but is now broken. The mount measures 24 mm across and is 8 mm tall.

Class: mount

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 1.81 g
Diameter: 24 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
To be known as: FORNHAM ST MARTIN

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 7th January 2002
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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