FAKL-929576: Shield boss

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Unique ID: FAKL-929576

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Remains of an iron shield boss of Dickinson and Harke Group 1.2. Cone 116.6mm diameter, concave sided with a central spike. Deeply carinated with a 164.7mm diameter flange of which 25% survives. Two of the original five 4.8mm diameter holes survive.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 470
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 72 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 340.7 g
Diameter: 164.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 388

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: North Kesteven

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: FAKL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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