NLM-AE7465: Medieval Scabbard Chape

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Unique ID: NLM-AE7465

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

Copper alloy possible scabbard chape. A sub-triangular object made of sheet metal of thickness 0.6mm with a possibly stamped panel of decoration on its display face, an indented upper edge where rivets may have secured chape to scabbard. The object appears partly unrolled behind; it was originally presumably constructed with an overlapping seam. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1500

Length: 20.3mm, Width: 10.9mm, Thickness (overall): 3.3mm, Weight: 1.19gms

Class: Chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.3 mm
Width: 10.9 mm
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 1.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35201

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates

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: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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