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STRAP END

Unique ID: NMS-31E08B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Distorted and incomplete medieval copper alloy composite tongue-shaped strap end. Most of the rear sheet plate has survived but the attachment edge is missing. The front plate and the full-width spacer remain only towards the outside edge where the knop is composed of fourth (cast) element attached by a rivet to the other three. There are three pairs of lateral notches above the knop. The front of the knop is engraved with oblique grooves. Cf. an example from Norwich (Margeson 1993, no. 234). Extant length 61mm. Width 12mm. 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 61 mm
Width: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 34985
Other reference: ECKC012018

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9996
Four figure Latitude: 52.52551635
Four figure longitude: 0.93202451
1:25K map: TL9996
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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