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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: SF-859FC7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast copper-alloy strap fitting of Medieval date. It is formed from two separately cast, flat rectangular plates of equal size. At each end of the plates is a central circular rivet hole containing a separately cast copper-alloy rivet with flattened round heads. The entire object is worn and has a dark green patina. It measures 21.27mm in length, 12.78mm in width, 3.23mm in thickness and 3.03g in weight. This is a simpe strap fitting or mount of Medieval date, probably c.12th-15th century AD in date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.27 mm
Width: 12.78 mm
Thickness: 3.23 mm
Weight: 3.03 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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