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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
    • Created by: Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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Record ID: DOR-088796
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver sceat of Series H. Shield with human face boss on the obverse, stylised bird on the reverse. Reference: North Volume I, cf. No. 103 Date:Early Medieval - c. 710 - 750 Diameter: 12.19 mm Weight: 0.83 g Die axis: 3
Created on: Wednesday 25th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 25th October 2017
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Record ID: DOR-CD22C7
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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An incomplete copper alloy, hollow backed stirrup terminal. It is in the form of a beast's head with large ears, protruding, oval eyes and a snub-nosed muzzle. the snout has two small nostrils delineated. The muzzle is decorated with curving tendrils. At the proximal end is a transverse raised collar. The distal end is closed by the supporting ledge. The back of the terminal is hollow and retains pieces of the iron stirrup frame. The terminal is quite corroded and there is some waer and damage at the proximal end.Date:Late Early Medieval - c. 1000 - 1100 Dimensions: 48.00 mm x 13.39 m…
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wynford Eagle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-C9F546
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small copper alloy mount. It is long and narrow with a flat rear and irregular D-shaped cross section. It has two opposing zoomorphic animal heads, pointing away from one another and each slightly hollowed at the rear of the object.. One head forms the terminal of the object and is raised in profile with a pointed snout, indentations for the eyes, a raised brow ridge and rounded ears. The head at the opposite end has its mouth open and from it projects a squared loop with a central circular projection. There is a transverse collar between thehead and the loop. This head faces in the …
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 11th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wynford Eagle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-A3EFE7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cut farthing of Edward the Confessor (1042 - 1066) dating to 1042 - 1044. A PACX type minted in London (moneyer unknown). Date: Late Early Medieval Radius: 8.73 mm Weight: 0.25
Created on: Thursday 14th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 25th September 2017
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Record ID: DOR-AB86B4
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of copper alloy Anglo-Scandinavian harness link. The harness link is D-shaped in cross-section with a flat reverse. and convex front. The object comprises the stub of a bar with a loop at the end.The bar is D-shaped in cross section. It terminates in a lozengiform loop with an oval aperture and a low knop at three of the corners. The loop is hollowed at the rear. Dimensions: 27.61 mm x 22.24 mm x 4.08 mm WEight: 5.74 g Date: Early Medieval - c. AD 1000 - 1100. Similar examples are illustrated in Williams, D, 2007, Anglo-Scandinavian Horse Harness Fittings (FRG Datasheet 39…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: DOR-AB6728
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Anglo-Scandinavian harness link. The harness link is D-shaped in cross-section with a flat reverse. and convex front. The object comprises a bar with a loop at either end. At the centre of the bar is a circular raised boss with two rounded projections flanking it, one on either edge of the bar. At either end of the bar is a lozengiform loop with a sub-circular aperture and a low knop at three of the corners. The loops are hollowed at the rear. One of the loops has been bent forward at the end. Dimensions: 60.44 mm x 22.05 mm x 8.64 mm WEight: 18.05 g Date: Early Medieva…
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 16th August 2017
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Record ID: DOR-CE462B
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A set of copper alloy tweevers. The arms are flared from the top and terminate in a broad, straight edge. On arm is bent forward, the other curves inwards towards it. At the top the arms are joined in an expanded loop, possibly to allow for suspension of the tweezers. Date:Roman to Early Medieval - c. 50 to c. 1100 Dimensions: 55.22 mm x 13.23 mm x 6.96 mm Weight: 4.20 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Last updated: Friday 7th July 2017
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Record ID: DOR-52C816
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy harness link with zoomorphic decoration. A double-ended fitting with a centrally-placed boss. The ends are lozenge-shaped, with large oval perforations and the boss is moulded to represent a forward-facing beast's head. The bar has a D-shaped cross section. The boss and loops are hollowed at the rear. At the three external corners of each lozenge there is a rounded knop. The beast hasan upwards-pointing ear at each end of the top of its head. The face is heavily stylised with angled ridges delineating the eyes and raised chevrons for the mouth. Date: Late Early-Med…
Created on: Tuesday 28th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th November 2017
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Record ID: DOR-D8ACB6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy zoomorphic single-loop buckle frame. The pin is missing. The frame is D-shaped with zoomorphic knops at the ends of the bar and the mid point of the outer edge.The frame is D-shaped in cross section and , although very worn, retains traces of stamped decoration along both edges (possibly stamped triangles). The bar is sub-circular in cross section with a small notch around the mid point, possibly where the missing pin was attached. The three animal head knops all have tapering, snub-nosed muzzles with large, rounded ears at the back All the ears have a centr…
Created on: Wednesday 24th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 8th September 2016
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Record ID: DOR-D8A6BB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver penny of Cnut the Great dating to c. 1029 - 1036. A short voided cross reverse type. Reference: North Volume 1, No. 790 Date: c. 1029 - 1036 Diameter: 17.9 mm Weight: 1.04 g Die axis: 3
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 8th February 2017
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Record ID: DOR-C46340
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead weight. A sub-circular lead and copper alloy weight. It comprises an openwork frame encasing the lead core. The frame has a openwork interlace band around the edge and an ornate openwork panel on the opposing faces. The edge band is an interlace of two strands, decorated with an incised groove. There is a break in the band where there is an area of iron corrosion on the lead infill, perhaps from an iron suspension for attachment to a steelyard arm. On one face the panel overlying the lead is an equal armed cross with trefoil ends. On the opposite face the decoration is a quatref…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
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Record ID: DOR-4605FA
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy strap distributor. An equal-armed cross-shaped fitting with a recessed circular centre. Each of the four arms is in the form of a zoomorphic head, each open-mouthed to form off-set trapeziodal loops. The heads are all decorated in the same way, each being tapering and snake-like with narrowed rounded snouts. Each has two moulded arches indicating the eyes and is decorated with rows of wavy lines around the girth of the tapered neck. The neck is oval in cross section where it projects from the circular element. The undersides of the heads and the lower "jaws" are undecor…
Created on: Wednesday 17th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 18th February 2016
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Record ID: DOR-FA0C63
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy zoomorphic single-loop buckle frame, consisting of one side or possibly the axis bar only. The bar is sub-circular in cross section and has been distorted. At either end is a zoomorphic terminal, each head being triangular in shape and faceted to either side of a central ridge. It has a transverse ridge at the wider end (representing a brow ridge) with a notch at the mid point and an incised line behind. The eyes of each are circular recesses. Date: Late Early-Medieval to Early Medieval - c.1000-1200 Dimensions: 42.3 mm x 12.5 mm x 5.1 mm Weight: 6.20 …
Created on: Wednesday 20th January 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th January 2016
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Record ID: DOR-95468C
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast gilded silver artefact, possibly a buckle-plate with interlace decoration. The object is sub-rectangular in form, broadest at the attachment and then tapering towards the centre, from where it flares out again to form a fan-shaped terminal. The attachment end is folded over forming a tab behind, which is fixed closed by a pair of rivets. At this end is also a rectangular slot, perhaps for holding a buckle loop and tongue (see Discussion). The front face is decorated with chip-carved two-strand interlace inside a wider framing band around the edges of the plate. At the widest poi…
Created on: Monday 28th September 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 4th October 2017
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Record ID: DOR-EAA43D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Penny of Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury. A Group I penny without the moneyer's name and with Alpha-Omega on the reverse. Reference: North Vol I, No. 236 Date: Early Medieval - 810 - c. 815 Diameter: 19.86 mm Weight: 1.32 g Die axis: 3
Created on: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 8th September 2015
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Record ID: DOR-53C0EF
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy key. A slide key. The bow is circular with two knops on the outer edge. Below the bow at the start of the stem are two small angled knops, one at either side. The stem is hexagonally facted. At the end nearest the bit is a transverse collar and a round-ended moulding, (possibly a devolved zoomorphic decoration. The bit is flattened and stepped out from the stem and extends into a box-shaped frame. At the mid-point of the long edge adjacent to the stem, the frame has a v-shaped notch and there is a similar, smaller notch in the opposite inner edge. The outer edg…
Created on: Thursday 2nd July 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 12th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tolpuddle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-2428D1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sceat of plumed bird type dating to c. 675 - 750. Series E, type 6 Reference: North Vol I, No. 49 Diameter: 11.17 mm Weight: 1.13 g
Created on: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 12th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burleston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-A779A2
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gilded copper alloy pyramidal mount with probable niello inlay. A hollow pryamidal mount with an attachment bar across the base. The sides retain traces of gilding. At the apex is a sub-circular piece of niello inlay. The bar has a sub-square cross section. No decoration is visible on the exterior. The interior is partially obscured by concreted soil. Date: Middle to Late Early Medieval c. 700 - 1000 Dimensions: 18.85 mm x 17.19 mm x 17.44 mm, 2.61 mm wall thickness. Weight:10.53 g
Created on: Wednesday 24th June 2015
Last updated: Saturday 18th June 2016
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Record ID: DOR-D41846
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy strap end with a zoomorphic terminal. A rectangular strap end. The attachment end flares into a flattened split plate with broken rivet holes at each corner. Below the split plate the strap end is decorated with two transverse ridges. The strap end is D-shaped in cross section and tapers slightly before expanding into a block-like zoomorphic terminal. The terminal is in the form of an animal head with long, rounded ears cast in relief above an angular head with small pointed oval eyes on the front corners and a faceted tapering muzzle ending in a broken oval knop snout.…
Created on: Sunday 14th June 2015
Last updated: Friday 11th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melcombe Horsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-086AFA
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy stirrup strap mount. Williams Class A, Type 6. A triangular plate with a large animal head terminal at the extended apex with small ears, prominent brow and squared snout. There is a break at the top where there was originally a pierced loop for attachment. Flanking the plate along the sides is a pair of devolved sinuous beasts with crested heads forming the bottom corners and bifurcated tails at the top. At the base the ends of these shapes curl inwards on to the plate. Along centre of the plate is a tree-like element which comprises a longitudinal mid-rib with a …
Created on: Wednesday 29th April 2015
Last updated: Thursday 7th May 2015
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