NMS-363494: Early Saxon brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-363494

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete small-long brooch, Leeds 1945 square-head type, the head-plate has the stump of the missing bow on the lower edge. Single lug with remains of decayed iron pin on reverse. The break across the bow is ancient. Length at least 19mm. Width 19mm. Late 5th century.

Class: Leeds square-head type

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
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010 - Wednesday 31st March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 36629
Other reference: BKLG2012

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Mattishall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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