NMS-6C5296: Early Medieval Harness Fitting

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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: NMS-6C5296

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Saxon harness link consisting of a knobbed oval loop, D-sectioned shank with collared central boss with triangular projection on both sides, knopped oval loop at both ends (one bent). See broadly similar type in Williams (2007) fig. 6a. Width of loop 23mm. Length (unbent) 69mm. 11th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 69 mm
Width: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th September 2012 - Monday 17th September 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at St Marys Bacton (Finningham) Rally 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMD092012

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: FINNINGHAM

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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