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HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: KENT-B2C417

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A complete copper alloy Harness Pendant of the Medieval Period, dating from AD 1200 - AD 1400.

The pendant is a "heater" shield shaped type (flat top with sides sloping steeply to a point). On the flat edge is an integral suspension loop set at a right angle to the pendant; the loop has been broken away by an olg break. The front face of the pendant shows moulded heraldic decoration, divided in to four quarters; two of the quarters contain of three passant lions left with paws raised on a red enamel background. The other two quarters are very worn and unreadable but once contained blue enamel. The reverse is plain and undecorated.

The pendant measures 43.2mm long, 26.2mm wide, 2.9mm thick and weighs 9.15 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.2 mm
Width: 26.2 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 9.15 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Stalisfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9554
Four figure Latitude: 51.25181981
Four figure longitude: 0.79290674
1:25K map: TQ9554
1:10K map: TQ95SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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