LIN-ADFCCD: Early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-ADFCCD

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An incomplete Early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch of Martin's (2015) Group 2 or 3 dating to the period c. AD 475 - 550. Only the headplate and upper bow survive. The headplate is rectangular and divided into three smaller panels. The central panel is brought forward from those flanking it. The brooch has a half-rounded and collared knop at the top, which has been cast integral to the headplate. A single loop for the pin is located on the reverse. The upper bow is arched, and faceted at top and bottom. The lower part of the brooch is missing.

Class: Cruciform
Sub class: Martin Group 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 475
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Lenton Keisby and Osgodby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0231
Four figure Latitude: 52.86682396
Four figure longitude: -0.48621477
1:25K map: TF0231
1:10K map: TF03SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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