NMS-FCCBB7: Early Saxon brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-FCCBB7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fragment of an Early Saxon copper alloy Cruciform brooch in exceptionally abraded condition, part of the footplate, both ends broken, one across the half-round moulding, the other beneath the eyes of the animal-head terminal. Both edges are badly scuffed. The reverse is hollow. 22.2 x 11.5mm. c.480 - c.530.

Field MB7

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 480
Date to: Circa AD 530

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.2 mm
Width: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013 - Monday 30th September 2013

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59705
Other reference: SET092013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Forncett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1593
Four figure Latitude: 52.49251527
Four figure longitude: 1.16556615
1:25K map: TM1593
1:10K map: TM19SE
WOEID: 26349933
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Friday 10th January 2014
Updated: Wednesday 6th July 2016

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