YORYM-736583: Early-Medieval : Strap End

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STRAP END

Unique ID: YORYM-736583

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

An incomplete copper-alloy "ball-ended" strap end of Early-Medieval date, c.AD 1000 – 1100.

The object comprises a partial sub-rectangular openwork plate with three conjoined ball terminals. The opposite end of the plate terminates in worn breaks.

The metal has a dark red/brown patina and is worn. The object is 23mm long, 23.7mm wide, 7.9mm thick and weighs 9.9g.

Similar objects have been recorded as HAMP-E6C8F5, YORYM-0B12E3, BH-6BAE65, SWYOR-4FFF97, SWYOR-7DBCD4 and BH-587E21, the latter of which references Biddle (1990) page 499: classifying the decoration as Winchester style.

Class: Ball-ended

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 23.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm
Weight: 9.9 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06452

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Goole (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7624
Four figure Latitude: 53.70690428
Four figure longitude: -0.85013263
1:25K map: SE7624
1:10K map: SE72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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