LIN-65EE1A: Early Medieval copper alloy escutcheon from a hanging bowl

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HANGING BOWL

Unique ID: LIN-65EE1A

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An Early Mediveal copper alloy escutcheon from a Late Celtic hanging bowl of Bruce-Mitford Type B or C (Bruce-Mitford 2005, 11). The escutcheon is circular, slightly domed, and would have been set into a circular frame with integral hook. The convex front is decorated with a developed multi-spiral trumpet design - a criterea which Bruce-Mitford sees as demonstrating a relative late date in the hanging bowl series (Bruce-Mitford 2005, 14). The design has a central spiral with six outlying spirals, and is strikingly similar to examples from Winchester and Cumbria (Bruce-Mitford 2005, 14, fig. f). The recessed cells between the triskeles is filled with degraded emamel that is now green-brown in colour. The reverse is concave and abraded. The design is also similar to another from Caistor St Edmund, Norfolk (NMS-DFAC75).

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 650
Date to: Circa AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 14.99 g
Diameter: 44 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Kirton area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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