FAHG-1C5728: Early-medieval pinhead

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Unique ID: FAHG-1C5728

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Polyhedral pinhead in the shape of a cube with the corners cut off to produce a faceted shape. The single visible face is one of the lozengiform sides, and this has engraved decoration around a central reserved lozenge. The shaft appears to be entirely missing. 8th or, more probably, 9th century.

Notes:

Object identified from photo supplied by Helena Hamerow via Stuart Brookes. No further details are available at present.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Photos S 761

Materials and construction

Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ewelme (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

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

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