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HARNESS FITTING

Unique ID: BERK-D864DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Medieval Anglo-Scandinavian copper alloy harness link type. It has a lozenge-shaped loop with protruding knops at each side. There are two iron rivets and backplate attached to rear of bar. The bar is 10.31mm in width. Dates to the period c. AD 1000 - 1100.

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No:B474

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.55 mm
Width: 21.7 mm
Thickness: 7.27 mm
Weight: 8.75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2914
Four figure Latitude: 51.82387398
Four figure longitude: -1.58063547
1:25K map: SP2914
1:10K map: SP21SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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