KENT-77AC59: Fragment of thomas Class A2 strap-end

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

STRAP END

Unique ID: KENT-77AC59

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

A fragment of copper-alloy Early-Medieval strap-end c. AD 775-990, Thomas Class A2.

Description: The fragment survives only as part of the split-end through which the rivet holes are cut. One of the rivet holes is broken. The upper face is decorated by a simple compass etched ring and dot motif, typical Thomas Class A2. The would have been on the internal facing of the split attatchement. The fragment is a dark green colour.

Measurements; 13.24mm long, 9.35mm wide, 1.14mm thick and 0.22g in weight.

Class: Thomas Class A
Sub class: Type 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 775
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.24 mm
Width: 9.35 mm
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 0.22 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1540
Four figure Latitude: 51.11893097
Four figure longitude: 1.07070705
1:25K map: TR1540
1:10K map: TR14SE
What3Words: weeded.bookings.outfit
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: KENT-BA7ADA
Object type: STRAP END
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
A fragmented and incomplete copper-alloy Early-Medieval strap-end of Thomas class A type 1, c.AD 775-900 Description: The strap-end is formed…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-CD9E02
Object type: STRAP END
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Middle - Late Saxon copper alloy strap-end of Thomas' Class A. Tongue-shaped, split-end broken across two empty rivet holes, with an extremel…
Workflow: On reviewFind on review

Find number: IOW-755407
Object type: STRAP END
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
An almost complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) cast copper-alloy strap-end (c. AD 775-925). Thomas Class A. This strap end is an elongate…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Wednesday 19th April 2017
Updated: Thursday 6th July 2017

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.