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Unique ID: SF4123

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Small-long brooch in poor condition. Squarish headplate, 26 x 19 mm, with no surviving surface and fragmentary edges. On reverse is a broken pin bar lug. The bow has a flat panel above and below, and tapers from 12 to 9 mm wide. Below the bow, the foot begins with a flat undecorated panel with a catchplate on the reverse; this has iron corrosion inside. Old breaks.


Recorded in the field

Class: small long


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 410
Date to: AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th October 2000

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK BLAXHALL

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: rally organised by Ken Willcox, ECS
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

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Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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