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Unique ID: SF-FAB796

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Two incomplete composite cast copper-alloy strap ends dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1400. Each strap end consists two outer plates riveted together tat their upper and lower edges, the plates themselves being sub-rectangular in form (tapering towards their base), with a projecting knopped terminal. Length: 26.97/17.64mm, thickness at midpoint: 1.73/3.29mm. Combined weight: 5.45g. C.f SWYOR-2C0FD1 on the PAS database, virtually identical to these two examples.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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