NMS-2858ED: Copper alloy Medieval Mount

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Unique ID: NMS-2858ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete medieval sheet copper alloy rectangular mount, one narrow edge missing. Two median repoussé ribs flank a row of five round punched holes. On both sides a pair of engraved lines enclose oblique rows of rocker-arm engraving, each one flanked by lines. These rows alternate with wavy lines and punched dots. Very close to the break there are two rivet holes, one with a rivet. The three extant edges are curved back slightly towards the reverse. Black material in patches on the reverse may be lacquer. No close parallel has been noted, but there is broad similarity with Margeson 1993, no. 279 and Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 1059. Extant length 31.3mm. Width 27.7mm. 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.3 mm
Width: 27.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th February 2015 - Thursday 26th March 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 28374
Other reference: DDMD032015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0208
Four figure Latitude: 52.63214511
Four figure longitude: 0.98349338
1:25K map: TG0208
1:10K map: TG00NW
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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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