NMS-CD5994: Early Medieval Great Square Headed Brooch

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-CD5994

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of Early Saxon gilt copper alloy Great square-headed brooch, an incomplete footplate with both side lobes, the terminal lobe and parts of the edges missing. The inner panel and upper borders are decorated with Style I ornament, and the former with a small round boss. The lower borders are stamped with annulets. There is an incomplete catchplate on the reverse. Hines 1997, Group III. All breaks are ancient. Extant length and width 36 and 25mm. c.520 - c.550.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 520
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th November 2012 - Tuesday 20th November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 19933
Other reference: E18607062013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Roudham and Larling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9789
Four figure Latitude: 52.463394
Four figure longitude: 0.898445
1:25K map: TL9789
1:10K map: TL98NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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