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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: SOMDOR796

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy belt mount. Asymmetrical solid cast, Curvilinear outline. Three elements - top is fleur de lys, middle a sub circular domed panel, bottom is a narrower oval panel with traces of a fleur de lys. The three elements are separated by pointed projections on each side. The back is largely convex and the back is flat with two attachment spikes. These are placed behind the middle element of the decoration and are bent towards each other. There is a fragment of the strap surviving between them.

Notes:

PAL 1325

Class: Strap mount

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.76 mm
Width: 10.33 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: DORSET ALTON PANCRAS

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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