CAM-EA64E3: Early medieval cruciform brooch

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Unique ID: CAM-EA64E3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a copper alloy early medieval brooch, probably of the cruciform variety. The fragment comprises the arched bow which is rectangular in shape and convex in section. At one end is a rectangular facet. The bow measures 19mm in length and 15mm in width.

Class: Cruciform

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Date from: Post AD 525
Date to: Ante AD 570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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