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WIRE

Unique ID: PAS-2BBB65

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Small length of gold filigree wire, bent into a U-shape, of the type used to decorate jewellery dating to between the 7th and 9th centuries AD. Dimensions: Length end to end: 15mm; weight: 0.05g.

Notes:

Treasure Annual Report 1997-98, no. 85; Treasure Annual Report 1998-99, nos 85-87; Treasure Annual Report 2000, no. 46)
Treasure case: NMGW 01.05

Class: Filigree

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Awaiting inquest; National Museums & Galleries of Wales hopes to acquire this find.
Subsequent action after recording:

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 600
Date to: AD 899

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Weight: 0.05 g

Personal details

Identified by: M Redknap

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Decoration method: Filigree

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llanbedrgoch

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Controlled archaeological investigation
Discovery circumstances: Found during the wet sieving of deposits excavated from the early medieval spring within the Viking-period enclosure (context 1026; SF 2924).
Current location: Awaiting inquest; National Museums & Galleries of Wales hopes to acquire this find.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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