SF-A195F3: Anglo-Saxon small long brooch fragment

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Unique ID: SF-A195F3

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A copper alloy Early Medieval fragment from a small long brooch. It consists of the foot only, which is flared, and above which are two raised bands of transverse moulding. Each is decorated with three lines, and there are a further two horizontal lines above them. On the reverse the remains of the catchplate protrude from behind the decorated area and 18mm from the foot terminal. The brooch fragment measures 29.24mm in surviving length and is 6.4mm wide. The splayed foot terminal, with one corner missing due to old breaks measures 14.14 mm in surviving width. The object weighs 3.23g.

Class: long


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 500
Date to: Circa AD 650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.24 mm
Width: 14.14 mm
Weight: 3.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Claydon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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