LEIC-05DA6A: Medieval copper alloy strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: LEIC-05DA6A

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Medieval copper alloy strap end. 59mm in length, 12mm wide and 3-5mm thick with a weight of 9.57grams.

The object is rectangular in form and cross section and consists of three plates, It has a large central plate and two thinner outer ones, one of which is only present as a small fragment. These are held together with a single rivet, just off centre. At the upper end it has three small circular holes, arranged in a row with the central one being slightly larger. It terminates in a base with rounded corners and a central pointed projection.

The form matches Egan, G. & Pritchard, F. 1991 Dress Accessories.p.93. Dating to 1250-1450.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 59 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 9.57 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Kings Ripton

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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