IOW-677510: Medieval Harness Pendant

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HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: IOW-677510

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

An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy harness pendant (c. 1200-c. 1400).

This square pendant has a stem of a suspension loop at the centre of the top but the suspension loop is missing. The pendant has a raised border which contains a raised cross fleury motif with a projection at the centre of the cross. The end of this projection can be seen on the rear face. Small flecks bluish grey material can be seen on the cross. There are flecks of gilding on the border. The rear face is reddish brown with patches of bluish grey material which is similar to the material at the front.

Height: 24.8mm; width: 18.0mm; thickness: 3.6mm. Weight: 5.14g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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
Height: 24.8 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 5.14 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd December 2017 - Sunday 3rd December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-286

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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