IOW-32C581: Medieval: Strap-fitting (strap loop)

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: IOW-32C581

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

A complete Medieval copper-alloy strap-loop frame with internal projections (c. 1150-c. 1400).

The frame is slender and trapezoidal in plan. About a third of the way towards the outer edge of the frame from its base is an internal projection at either side. There is no rivet hole.

The fitting has a mid-green patina.

Length: 14.0mm; width: 21.0mm; thickness: 1.6mm. Weight: 1.44g.

For a discussion on these types of strap-loops, see Egan and Pritchard 1991, p. 231-233; cf. fig. 149, ref: 1257.

Egan, G. and Pritchard, F. 1991. Dress Accessories: Medieval finds from excavations in London: 3. London: HMSO.

Class: Strap loop

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 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.44 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th November 2017 - Friday 17th November 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: IOW2018-4-5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

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
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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