SF-F4DE94: Medieval mount (possibly)

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MOUNT

Unique ID: SF-F4DE94

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

A copper-alloy possibly Medieval mount, dating to AD 1066-1500. It is shield-shaped with two circular holes close to the corners. the front face is slightly convex and has traces of white metal coating. The back face is undecorated.

The finder suggests it could be a piece of so called "lorica squamata", scale armour, of uncertain date although possibly could be of Roman date even if it might have been used even much later in Medieval and Post medieval times.

Length: 14.74 mm

Width: 13.49 mm

Thickness: 1.13 mm

Weight: 0.68 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.76 mm
Width: 13.49 mm
Thickness: 1.13 mm
Weight: 0.68 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 054
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 267

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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