NLM-96C036: Medieval possible Scabbard Chape fragment

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Unique ID: NLM-96C036

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Copper alloy possible scabbard chape fragment. A triangular object, possibly cast, apparently two-sided and hollow with a terminal rounded point or knop. If the identification were to be sustained, this would probably be for a small personal knife. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1500.

Length: 12.7mm, Width: 15mm, Thickness (overall): 2.3mm, Weight: 1.09gms

Class: Chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.7 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 1.09 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42366

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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