NMS-58B750: Early medieval brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-58B750

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small-long brooch of Leeds 1945 square-head (plain) type. Parts of the edges of the headplate and the lower footplate are missing. The headplate is punctured by a small hole. Incomplete single pin lug and catchplate on reverse. A ring-and-dot is visible near the two more intact corners of the headplate. D-sectioned bow with rectangular panels forming facets at top and base. Single transverse groove above side chafers on footplate. Ancient breaks. Length >39mm. Width >22.5mm. 6th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 500
Date to: Circa AD 599

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Hazel White
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 2635

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Beachamwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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