YORYM-250306: Medieval : Harness Pendant

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HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: YORYM-250306

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy harness pendant of medieval date. The pendant is in the form of a fleur-de-lis with an expanded projection from the upper petal which acts as a suspension loop. The front of the pendant is moulded into the shape of the fleur-de-lis while the reverse is flat and undecorated. A forked, sub-rectangular suspension mount remains in place attached to the extended lis projection ad terminates in a broken loop.

The metal has a dark blackish-brown patina and is worn. The object is 36.6mm long, 17.3mm wide, 5.9mm thick and weighs 7.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.6 mm
Width: 17.3 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm
Weight: 7.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Aldwark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4664
Four figure Latitude: 54.06988891
Four figure longitude: -1.29857078
1:25K map: SE4664
1:10K map: SE46SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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