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Record ID: NLM-2BE55A
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Strap end. Surface stripped: corrosion pitting, very difficult to see any decoration. Length: 50.84mm, Width: 8.9mm, Thickness: 4.7mm
Created on: Monday 4th July 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 5th July 2022
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Record ID: NLM-2AC8F6
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy strap end, made from plate? with cut decoration. Good condition. Single rivet hole. Length: 38.7mm, Width: 5.8mm, Thickness: 3.0mm
Created on: Monday 4th July 2022
Last updated: Monday 4th July 2022
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Record ID: NLM-2A8F35
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Strap end. Cast copper alloy. No surface treatment. Length: 40.52mm, Width: 11.2mm, Thickness: 3.9mm
Created on: Monday 4th July 2022
Last updated: Monday 4th July 2022
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Record ID: NLM-2A3357
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Strap end. Grooved around body may be inlaid with silver? Small patch of solder on underside of 'head'. No sign of an eye but line on left hand side [of drawing] may be one. Examination of deposits inlaid with a microscope shows them to be metallic beneath a layer of corrosion, probably silver. Length: 55.28mm, Width: 11.7mm, Thickness: 3.36mm
Created on: Monday 4th July 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 5th July 2022
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Record ID: NLM-EDC271
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Strap end. Very little of surface left - no sign of treatment. Two rivets. Length: 36mm, Width: 11.50mm, Thickness: 4.62mm
Created on: Friday 1st July 2022
Last updated: Friday 1st July 2022
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Record ID: NLM-C5C159
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cruciform brooch. Length: 104mm, Width: 27.6mm
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022
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Record ID: NLM-C4DC97
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Diameter: 28mm
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 30th June 2022
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Record ID: WMID-C46F25
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy modern zoomorphic vessel or furniture foot of Modern dating (AD 1800 to AD 1950). The object takes the form of a three-toed, clawed birds foot. A flat plate projects at a right-angle from the angle, terminating in a split break where the edges of a circular attachment hole is visible. This hole has an internal diameter of 2.8 mm. Two supportive knops project from the centre and rear edge of the base.  It measures 30.1 mm in length, 16.4 mm wide and 16.8 mm thick. It weighs 5.5 g. The fitting is a dark brown colour, with an even surface patina.  …
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 30th June 2022
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Record ID: NLM-C45905
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Button brooch. No surface treatment; 28 billets. Diameter: 28.9mm, Thickness: 1.64mm
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022
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Record ID: NLM-C41FFE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Button brooch. Diameter: 28.60mm, Thickness: 2.08mm
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: NLM-C3AD08
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Button brooch. Surface of brooch stripped, some traces of patina on back. Spring fitting at 21 degrees to the angle of beast's back. Diameter: 28mm, Thickness (maximum): 2.15mm
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-5A05DA
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy strap end. Cast straight-sided strap end with a possibly zoomorphic beast head terminal with either eyes or ears discernible under raking light and with at least four transverse ribs; a split end is broken with part of one of the two leaves for attachment remaining. Worn. Cf Thomas Class B4. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 800-900 Length: 34mm, Width: 9.3mm, Thickness: 2.9mm, Weight: 3.48gms
Created on: Friday 24th June 2022
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ryther', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-587C1B
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy strap end. Cast straight-sided strap end with a slightly expanded zoomorphic beast head terminal with eyes rendered by ring and dot of diameter 2.3mm and a stepped end. The midpart of the object is plain and of plano-convex section. A further possible beast head or human mask formed of three moulded ridges at the inner end is set above and after the plain zone. The back of the second head is horizontally indented; a sub-rectangular tab with stepped edge projects with a single drilled attachment hole of diameter 3.5mm, now blocked by rust. Thomas Class B4; this type of stra…
Created on: Friday 24th June 2022
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ryther', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-46C532
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy strap end. Cast zoomorphic strap end of ogival form with a prominent large beast head terminal at its outer end. A tapered snout is separated from large rounded swept back ears – appearing mouse-like though a fiercer creature is probably intended – by a shallow transverse groove. A bordered field  in the wider middle part of the object may include interlace ornament, though dulled by heavy wear. The inner end retains one of two attachment holes and is frayed. The mouse-like ears are sometimes considered a trait of Viking versions of an Anglo-Saxon object t…
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ryther', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-31A14C
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, heavily worn and modified copper-alloy sheet metal early-medieval strap end of Thomas classification Class A, Type 2. Dating roughly to the 9th-early 10th century. Description: The strap end was solidly cast with a splt end for the attachment end of the fitting. It survives with very slightly tapering strap-end which finish in a blunt nosed base. The apex is mostly missing with only a slight ridge to show where the split end has come away. The probable original two rivet attachment holes are missing. The decoration is incised on the front of the strap is …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
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Record ID: NLM-2F23FC
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy strap end. Cast zoomorphic strap end with a beast head terminal with moulded protruding eyes and snout, swept-back ears, and a bordered panel of interlace ornament which may include a beast and bird, perhaps following an inhabited Trewiddle style. At its inner end the object is split and a pair of filled attachment holes flank a vertical feature above a narrow crescent, conveying the anthropomorphic appearance of a smiling face. The back is plain. Thomas Class A1. The object seems unusually heavy for its size. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 800-850 Length: 38.4mm, Width:…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ryther', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2DC394
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: MODERN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Modern cast copper alloy figurine. A cast figurine of a stylised bull or buffalo with a small suspension hoop attached to its back. This object is made without much detail, and is probably meant to be viewed from the side.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-1FBF89
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Early-Medieval harness link of Anglo-Scandinavian attribution, dating to c. AD 1000-1150. Description: The fitting comprises an oval shaped terminal with knops evenly placed on three points around its circumference. On one edge is a rectangular arm projecting from one angle. The arm is semi-circular in cross-section and connects at the other end to a central boss in the shape of a zoomorphic head. The other arm (the left one), which would have been identical to the surviving arm is missing leaving a scar on the side of the head. The …
Created on: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2022
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WAW-B252D6
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy figurine of unknown date. The figurine is zoomorphic, appearing to be the hindquarters of some unknown animal. The main body is relatively flat, having a rectangular cross-section. Just before the break, it is 4.14mm wide and 10.75mm thick, increasing in width to 4.43mm and decreasing in thickness to 9.55mm before the hindquarters proper. The legs are roughly triangular in shape and are flat against one another at different angles. There are no proper feet, just flattened bottoms of the legs. The tail is stubbed, likely due to have being cast that way. On b…
Created on: Thursday 16th June 2022
Last updated: Thursday 16th June 2022
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-9CB20B
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy unidentified object fragment; the finder kindly suggests this to be part of a clothing fastener. Cast plate, broken on all its edges, bearing a probably symmetrical anthropomorphic motif of paired eyes as oval doubled rings with three ridges suggesting a nasal bar between them. The back is plain, so a function as a mount might also be entertained. Among fasteners, this recalls the lower part of a cruciform brooch, though there is no trace of pin gear. The object may be gilded though thisis concealed by treatment with oil or Vaseline.Suggested date: Early Medieval, 500-850 …
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ryther', grid reference and parish protected.


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