SF7820: Medieval strap fitting

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Unique ID: SF7820

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Large sexfoil mount, each foil with a rounded end. The mount is made of thin sheet with a decayed white-metal coating, and rises with a concave curve to a tall point. In one of the foils is a complete rivet hole, and in the opposite one is a broken hole. The point may also have had a hole, but is now broken. The mount measures 24 mm across and is 8 mm tall.

Class: mount


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 1.81 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2001

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: FORNHAM ST MARTIN

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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