NMS-6393E7: Medieval Brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-6393E7

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Medieval Brooch, comprising a flat-sectioned heart-shaped frame with constriction in the centre of upper edge that retains a fragment of a rectangular-sectioned pin, the face of the brooch is inscribed with transverse and oblique lines forming a pseudo-inscription. 28 x 33mm. 13th-14th century.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008 - Friday 29th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katherine Robbins
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Upwell

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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