NMS-4965FE: Early Saxon brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-4965FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Saxon footplate of small-long brooch, ancient break above half-round moulding with broad groove between two narrow grooves, damaged crescentic foot with convex lower edge and the concave sides bordered by annulet stamps, one point missing. Extant length 26.5mm. Extant width 26mm. 4.92g. c.480-c.530 AD.

Class: small long

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 480
Date to: Circa AD 530

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.5 mm
Width: 26 mm
Weight: 4.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th September 2015 - Wednesday 21st October 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58939
Other reference: AHS102015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Forncett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1692
Four figure Latitude: 52.48314449
Four figure longitude: 1.17962382
1:25K map: TM1692
1:10K map: TM19SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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