GLO-8C25F2: Strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: GLO-8C25F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy strap end length 22mm, width 8.5mm, thickness 4mm, (9mm including rivet) weight 2.99g. Highly stylised animal head terminal, narrowed snout the slightly expands at the tip. The only other detail on the head are large oval convex eyes. The neck is narrowed with a collar separating the head from the main plate. The main plate is plain with two rivet holes at the attachment end, where there is a double notch terminal at the terminal. One the reverse, protruding outwards directly below the head is an integral rivet, this has a circular cross section (2mm diameter) and a rectangular plate at the end (5mm x 3.5mm)
9th-10th century

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 800
Date to: Ante AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010 - Saturday 30th April 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4324

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: North Gloucestershire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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