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Unique ID: WILT-70DD16

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

A Medieval copper alloy bar mount with pendant loop, probably dating to AD 1100-1500. The mount consists of a rectangular plate with a rearward facing hook projecting from its base. The hook terminates in a square lug which is perforated by a rivet connecting it to the plate, which is also perforated by the rivet. A sub-circular loop hangs from the hook. 

Length 18.8mm; Width 8.5mm; Thickness 3.2mm; Weight 0.77g. 

cf. Egan & Pritchard (2005: 221) nos. 1189-1191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.81 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 3.17 mm
Weight: 0.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th January 2019 - Sunday 20th January 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1073

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Tisbury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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