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MOUNT

Unique ID: NMS-8F0A2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete medieval copper alloy lozengiform mount, probably from a belt or harness, with part of an integral square-sectioned attachment spike on the reverse. The front is decorated with eighteen moulded pellets (one other is missing). A speck of white-metal coating survives on the front face, Very close to Read 2016, no. 253. Estimated length 24.5mm. Width 14.5mm. Thickness (excluding spike) 2mm. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 1078. c.1350 - c.1450.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.5 mm
Width: 14.5 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st December 2017 - Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 36655
Other reference: ECKC062018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: TL9896
Four figure Latitude: 52.52588034
Four figure longitude: 0.91730435
1:25K map: TL9896
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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