LIN-7A5C6C: Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-7A5C6C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of an early Anglo-Saxon copper alloy cruciform brooch. Only the bow survives. The bow is arched, faceted at top and bottom, and convex in section. The bow has a reddish-brown patina with patches of bright green corrosion. Circa AD475-550.

Class: Cruciform

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: Exactly AD 475
Date to: Exactly AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 2.22 g

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: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Nettleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0997
Four figure Latitude: 53.45848217
Four figure longitude: -0.35981778
1:25K map: TF0997
1:10K map: TF09NE
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
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Updated: About one month ago

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