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    • County: Suffolk
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    • Primary material: Gold
    • Object type: JEWELLERY

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Record ID: SF-3456A1
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A small fragment of sheet gold, roughly rectangular in surviving shape and now distorted and folded, all edges are incomplete due to old breaks apart from one, which has a thickened rim. The outer face of the fragment is decorated immediately below the thickened rim with a transverse row of punched crescent shapes, below these there are four transverse grooves, there is then a row of backwards S-shaped motifs. Finally beneath these there are more transverse grooves, which continue beyond the incomplete edges of the fragment. Discussion: The exact function of this fr…
Created on: Wednesday 1st April 2009
Last updated: Monday 4th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF4143
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Unidentified jewellery element made of pale gold. It appears complete, and might perhaps have been a decorative cap. It is sub-triangular or heart-shaped, and now rather crushed. Originally at least 6.5 mm thick, its sides have two facets of uneven depth, both decorated with delicate engraved scrolled motifs. On the wider facet of the angle these motifs are in zigzag fields, and on the other facet they are confined within a narrow band which narrows further towards the apex of the heart or triangle. The face next to the wider facet is better preserved and has a raised heart-shaped…
Created on: Friday 8th December 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK MENDLESHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF3311
Object type: JEWELLERY
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An ornamental link from a necklace, bracelet or earring? Made of rectangular section gold wire, a teardrop shape outline contains four pieces forming curvilinear shapes and has a small loop (both showing signs of wear) at each end. Length 18 mm, wires 0.8 by 0.3mm. The craftsmanship is poor for precious metal work. Reported under the Treasure Act 1996. Catherine Johns (British Museum) adds in her report: "A single decorative gold necklace link formed out of square-sectioned wire, which would have formed a spacer between glass or hardstone beads. Date: 1st to mid 3rd century AD". X-ray…
Created on: Thursday 17th August 2000
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wixoe', grid reference and parish protected.


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