NMS-C9D115: Fragment of Early Saxon cruciform brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-C9D115

Object type certainty: Certain
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Abraded fragment of an Early Saxon gilt copper alloy Cruciform brooch of Martin 2015 Group 4; the lower part of a bow with a median rib but with both edges missing, and the upper end of a footplate comprising a rectangular panel of Style I ornament in counter-relief. Both lappets are missing. All breaks are ancient. Extant length and width 26.8 and 18.3mm. Weight 3.39g. c.525 - c.570.

Class: Martin 2015 Group 4

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 525
Date to: Circa AD 570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.8 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Weight: 3.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th August 2019 - Monday 5th August 2019

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 15063
Other reference: KLMD092019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Shouldham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6707
Four figure Latitude: 52.63505286
Four figure longitude: 0.46637364
1:25K map: TF6707
1:10K map: TF60NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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