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Unique ID: HAMP-952070

Object type certainty: Certain
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The terminal of a scabbard chape. This type would originally have had a pair of arms extending from the sides of the chape, each terminating with a rivet. One side has an engraved diagonal cross, the other radiating lines. L. 16.6mm. W. 21.65mm-15.6mm. Th. 4.3mm. Wt. 5.11g.

Class: chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.6 mm
Width: 21.65 mm
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 5.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd November 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jodi Puls
Identified by: Mrs Jodi Puls

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Kings Somborne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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: HAMP
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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