NMS-7844D6: Middle Early Medieval Ansate Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-7844D6

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A fragment of a Middle Saxon ansate brooch, comprising the circular terminal and part of the bow. The terminal is engraved with a cross within a lozenge within a circle. There is a double pin lug with an iron spindle on the reverse. It may be compared with Hübener 1972 Gruppe I, and Thörle 2001 Gruppe II 1c, and is close to an example from Canterbury (ibid. Taf.13.10). It is 11mm wide and dates from the 8th century.

Class: Ansate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 11 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Whitcombe
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40302

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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