LIN-5035A7: Copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch foot

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Unique ID: LIN-5035A7

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Copper alloy zoomorphic foot from a cruciform brooch. The brooch is missing at the lowest point of the bow. The panel below the bow has four transverse lines with a further rectangular faceted panel below. Below this is an expanded collar decorated with two incised bands at the top and four below. The perimeter of the head and centre of the snout is decorated with punched chevrons. The two eyes are highly moulded and nostrils are oval

Class: Cruciform

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Date from: Circa AD 500
Date to: Circa AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 52 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: North Kesteven

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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