NMS-612AF4: Late Early Medieval Trefoil Brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-612AF4

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Fragment of late early-medieval copper alloy trefoil brooch, Maixner Type P 2.4, probably of Scandinavian manufacture. Flat-backed, of thin section (1.5mm), curved terminal with worn surviving elaborate counter-relief decoration comprising at roundel flanked by 'ears and with curling tendrils springing downward and flanking twin longitudinal lines joining roundel at base, this has twin lines springing from either side following and merging with edge. Surviving length 28mm. Width 24mm.

Class: trefoil
Sub class: Maixner type P 2.4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Viking
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th April 2013 - Monday 13th May 2013

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58454
Other reference: KLMD052013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: East Winch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.714951
Four figure longitude: 0.5153
1:25K map: TF7016
1:10K map: TF71NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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