NMS-E2D782: Late Saxon brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-E2D782

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Saxon copper alloy lozengiform open-work brooch, in very worn and corroded condition with most of the cast detail missing, moulding at junction of four arms on central roundel, arms end in linked trefoil terminals. Broken 'Anglo-Saxon' pin lug and 'Scandinavian' catch-plate on reverse. 24mm x 24mm. 2.5mm thick. Weighs 3.61g. Cf. Kershaw 2013, 42-9, Openwork lozenge brooch, Type I. 10th century.

Class: openwork lozenge

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 3.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th March 2014 - Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 51269
Other reference: ENMD042014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Woodbastwick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3314
Four figure Latitude: 52.67357766
Four figure longitude: 1.44497045
1:25K map: TG3314
1:10K map: TG31SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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