GLO-554436:

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SCABBARD

Unique ID: GLO-554436

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

~~Copper alloy sword scabbard chape that consists of rounded lower half with a knop terminal at the base, this section is decorated with a scallop shell design achieved by a series of radiating groves that emanate from a central point. A rectangular panel with a row of four diamond shaped holes forms the top half of the chape, this is separated from the lower section by a transverse ridge. The top edge of the chape is crenelated with four rectangular notches. The sides of the chape are angle backwards and would have a separate sheet plate that was soldered on to the rear.

Class: chape

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 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 5.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2018 - Friday 28th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Hampton Lovett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9066
Four figure Latitude: 52.29203896
Four figure longitude: -2.14803846
1:25K map: SO9066
1:10K map: SO96NW
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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