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STRAP END

Unique ID: NMS-E4231A

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

Incomplete medieval copper alloy composite tongue-shaped strap end with a full width spacer secured to the two outer sheet plates with two rivets. Both plates are broken before the attachment edge. An elaborate trefoil knop (cf. Margeson 1993, no. 232) is composed of all three elements. The front plates in decorated with two longitudinal rows of rocker-arm engraving flanking pairs of oblique lines in a zig-zag formation. Extant length 47mm. Width 12mm. 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st July 2014 - Monday 8th December 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 16121
Other reference: SB022015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Gayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7318
Four figure Latitude: 52.73196272
Four figure longitude: 0.56071756
1:25K map: TF7318
1:10K map: TF71NW
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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