SUR-72A237: Early medieval: Strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: SUR-72A237

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

A copper alloy early medieval strap end. The strap end is pointed and the bifurcating attachment end is largely missing. The zoomorphic head is debased; the ears are behind the head and are formed from four C shapes. The body is decorated with a single panel which is infilled with a grid arranged diagonally.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 850
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.05 mm
Width: 10.39 mm
Weight: 4.98 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B14-665

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Monk Sherborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6056
Four figure Latitude: 51.29997131
Four figure longitude: -1.14077063
1:25K map: SU6056
1:10K map: SU65NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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