STAFFS-A8D103: Staffordshire hoard pommel cap fragment

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-A8D103

Object type certainty: Certain
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Pommel cap fragment, appears to be copper alloy, incised with interlace and other decoration.

Class: pommel cap

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T394

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27 mm
Height: 15.1 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 8.65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th July 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Morn Capper
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BA 0141StH514
Treasure case number: 2009T394

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Staffordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: STAFFS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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