LIN-7F2334: Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy strap-end

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Unique ID: LIN-7F2334

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An Anglo-Saxon strap-end of Thomas type A. The strap-end is decorated with an incised zoomorphic decoration executed in an angular style, consisting of a crouched quadruped. The attachment end is misisng, as is part of the incised decoration. The terminal is in the form of an animal-head. Facets and incised lines define the ears, eye-brows and nostrils.

(Leahy, K. 2000. 'Middle Anglo-Saxon Metalwork from South Newbald', in Geake, H. and Kenny, J. Early Deira: Archaeological Studies of the East Riding in the fourth to ninth centuries AD. Oxbow Books, page 60, fig. 6.4.11.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Date from: Circa AD 800
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Louth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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