NMS-A8B9B8: Medieval harness mount

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Unique ID: NMS-A8B9B8

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Incomplete and distorted medieval gilt sheet copper alloy harness mount with terminals in the form of fleurs-de-lis (most of one missing) and five attachment holes. The rectangular central part is engraved with a frame of two engraved lines enclosing rocker-arm. Further engraved lines enhance the fleurs. Estimated length 95mm. Width 23mm. Thickness 0.8mm. 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 95 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th February 2014 - Monday 10th March 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59762
Other reference: KLMD032014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Sporle with Palgrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8212
Four figure Latitude: 52.67513359
Four figure longitude: 0.69053506
1:25K map: TF8212
1:10K map: TF81SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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