NMS-483E7E: Medieval strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: NMS-483E7E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval one-piece strap end, formed from sheet folded widthways with wide gap at the fold, with separate hook beneath a single rivet-hole and with two rivet-holes at the attachment edge. There is iron staining around the rivet-holes. The hook is folded in half and fitted into a slot in the fold. The attachment edge is decorated with a repoussé cabled border below which the face of the strap-end is bordered by a rectangular repoussé cabled frame, within which there is an engraved and pecked curvilinear figure reserved on a field of rocker arm. Width 40mm. Length 27mm, with hook, 40mm. Compare NMS-598075. 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 40 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th April 2018 - Monday 18th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40305
Other reference: NMD062018

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hedenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3193
Four figure Latitude: 52.48598128
Four figure longitude: 1.4008141
1:25K map: TM3193
1:10K map: TM39SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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