NMS-1E22D9: Late Saxon buckle

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Unique ID: NMS-1E22D9

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Late Saxon copper alloy openwork buckle frame, flat sectioned, sub D-shaped with twin perforations flanking the pin groove, the outside edge of the frame has five rounded lobes forming part of the worn traces of moulded Ringerike style zoomorphic decoration that survive on the face. Narrowed pin bar, pin missing. Length 23.5mm. Width 28mm. 2-2.5mm thick. Similar examples have been found in Norfolk at Colkirk (NHER 30867), Grimston (NHER 30243), East Rudham (NHER 41006), Catfield (HER 40989) and elsewhere. 11th century

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.5 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Monday 20th October 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60238
Other reference: NMD102014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Necton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8811
Four figure Latitude: 52.66410818
Four figure longitude: 0.77859955
1:25K map: TF8811
1:10K map: TF81SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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