KENT-E636B2: KENT-E636B2.  Copper alloy harness fitting, front.

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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: KENT-E636B2

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

Cast copper alloy Anglo-Scandinavian harness fitting, a double looped strap junction. The fitting comprises a shank with a half-rounded section, terminating at each end with an oval loop. The knops project from the outer edges of each loop. The middle of the shank is thickened with an ovoid section. Fittings of this type date to the 11th century AD.

Class: Strap junction

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 77.72 mm
Width: 25.09 mm
Thickness: 9.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6269
Four figure Latitude: 51.396908
Four figure longitude: 0.3273
1:25K map: TQ6269
1:10K map: TQ66NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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