Back to simple search | Back to advanced search

    You searched for:

    • Decorative style: Linear

  • Thumbnail image of KENT-38CE9E

Record ID: KENT-38CE9E
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy book clasp of later Medieval to early post-medieval date, c.1450-1700. Description: The clasp is incomplete and is formed of a single sheet of copper alloy. The flared end features a concentric circle with two small arms extending out either side. The hook end of the clasp features three incised lines in a zig-zag patter.. At the end of the clasp is a blunt concave hook. The reverse of the clasp is blank. The clasp is a dark brown colour with some brass colouring on towards its edges. Measurements: 19.13mm long, 7.91mm wide (central point), 12.88mm wide (Fl…
Created on: Friday 14th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 20th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-FDC4A6

Record ID: BERK-FDC4A6
Object type: MIRROR CASE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval cast copper alloy mirror case dating to c. 1270 - c. 1350 AD. The object is circular in plan comprising two hinged convex discs. Both discs have two parallel lugs at one end and one centred lug at the other. One of the pierced lugs on the lower disc is slightly worn and incomplete. The parallel lugs on the upper disc are pierced and has a rivet going through both holes and the lug from the lower disc. This is where the case is hinged. At the other end of the upper disc the single projecting lug is placed between the two pierced lugs of the lower disc which holds the…
Created on: Tuesday 11th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 13th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-E18F44

Record ID: BH-E18F44
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) small long brooch dating to the sixth century. The brooch comprises the head plate and part of the bow. The foot and pin are missing. The head plate is flat and broadly sub-rectangular in shape, with protruding arched upper corners and lobed lower corners. Extending beneath this is the short arched rectangular bow leading to a horizontally aligned collar and then part of the broken foot plate. The centre of the head plate has a slightly raised rectangular area in the centre decorated with two sets of two transverse grooves. O…
Created on: Monday 10th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 19th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of WMID-8F19A1

Record ID: WMID-8F19A1
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bar mount strap fitting dating to the Medieval period (c. AD 1350 - 1400). The mount has a convex, rounded central body with a series of transverse ribs decorating the middle. The very centre of the main body has a rivet hole but the rivet is now missing. At each end of the middle section is a rounded knop with a rivet hole and a circular sectioned copper alloy rivet, both of which remain in place. The reverse is concave. See Read (2001: 23) nos. 146-148 for comparable examples. The overall dimensions are as follows: 22.47mm in length, 12.43mm in width, 5.4…
Created on: Thursday 6th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 13th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of WMID-7DDA69

Record ID: WMID-7DDA69
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy double-loop buckle dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1660-1720). The buckle is sub-oval in plan with oblong grooved knops on the outer frame at either end. The bar is slightly off-set and has iron staining from the now missing pin. The frame is decorated with a series of moulded transverse lines and grooves.The reverse of the buckle is flat and undecorated with some scratches from filing. The buckle has a slight curve for affixing to a shoe or use a a knee buckle. A similar example can be seen in Whitehead (1996: 100) no. 632, though this example is…
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2019
Last updated: Thursday 13th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of LANCUM-53666E

Record ID: LANCUM-53666E
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of medieval date (c. AD 1200 - 1500). The object is circular in plan and triangular in section, with a central circular aperture. Both faces are decorated with a raised design: a line runs around the inner edge and further lines transect the face, with irregularly-sized circles and loops interspersed between them. The object has white patina. It is 33.99mm in diameter and 12.95mm in thickness. The diameter of the central aperture is 9.64mm. The object weighs 60.18g. Biconical spindle whorls with raised decoration such as this are well-represented from medi…
Created on: Monday 3rd June 2019
Last updated: Saturday 8th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of WREX-4FC6DC

Record ID: WREX-4FC6DC
Object type: TOILET ARTICLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy toilet article, probably dating to the Roman period. The object appears to be an ear scoop. The handle of the spool is circular in cross section, narrowing towards the bowl, and is hollow for at least 22mm. The handle is pierced at one end, presumably for suspension, and is decorated with a series of parallel grooves running round the object with two section of diagonal, and cross-hatched decoration. The bowl is oval in plan and slightly dished. For a similar item on the database (although with a more conventional suspension loop which is absent from this example) see PU…
Created on: Monday 3rd June 2019
Last updated: Monday 3rd June 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rossett', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of WMID-0F6CB8

Record ID: WMID-0F6CB8
Object type: TOILET ARTICLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy probably nail cleaner or other toilet article dating to the Roman period (c. AD 43-410). The object has a flattened upper terminal that tapers to a narrower handle and terminates at the opposite end in a rounded possible scoop. There is some moulded linear decoration around the edge of the flattened end. The reverse of the object is undecorated. The article has been bent out of shape and has a mottled greenish-brown patina. Some comparable examples can be seen in Bailey (1997: 82) nos 6 and 19. The overall dimensions are as follows: 38.69mm in length, 7.1…
Created on: Friday 31st May 2019
Last updated: Thursday 13th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-CF2DA9

Record ID: BH-CF2DA9
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of cast copper-alloy Roman bracelet. The fragment is trapezoidal in plan and rectangular in cross-section. The upper surface is decorated with parallel sets of linear decoration comprising an inside row of knurled ribs and a plain outside row. The underside is undecorated. The entire object has a mid-green patina. The upper and lower surfaces of the bracelet are heavily corroded and pitted in places. The fragment measures 15mm in length, 15.8mm in width, 1.2mm thick and weighs 1.47 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2019
Last updated: Thursday 30th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of NARC-666821

Record ID: NARC-666821
Object type: CROTAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Crotal bell of a single cast form of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1750). The object comprises two hemispheres divided by a raised horizontal circumferential rib. There are two sound holes, one larger, one on either side of the integral rectangular suspension loop. The loop projects from the upper hemisphere. The lower hemisphere is composed of two circular sound holes close to the ridge between which is a rectangular sound slot. The upper hemisphere is decorated with a radiating 'sunburst' pattern, which is composed of single lines radiating from the loop. The lo…
Created on: Thursday 23rd May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 29th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of NARC-2A66F2

Record ID: NARC-2A66F2
Object type: PIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy Pin of Post-Medieval date (AD 1500-1600). The Pin head is rectangular with decorative pattern in relief on each of the four sides and one upper surface. From the lower edge a small length of circular sectioned iron shaft projects and terminates in an old abraded break. The upper panel is decorated with a saltire, central pellet and single pallet in each quadrant. The four remaining panels have crosshatching across the entire surface of each. Length: 11.62mm, Width: 10.87mm, Thickness: 9.33mm, Diameter (shaft); 2.87mm, Length (shaft): 2.53mm, Weight: …
Created on: Monday 20th May 2019
Last updated: Monday 20th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of NARC-EB1AF2

Record ID: NARC-EB1AF2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy hinged Dolphin Brooch of Roman date (AD 45-100). The object is T shaped in plan. Extending from the cylindrical wings is the bow that terminated in a rounded and abraded break. The bow is decorated with a raised, central ridge and flanking ridges following the sides of the bow on the wings. On the reverse the hinged wire pin is retained and terminates in an abraded break. The ends of the wings have a small amount of iron protruding which suggests the axis bar is composed of iron. The lower portion of the bow, foot, pin and catchplate are all missing due to ol…
Created on: Friday 17th May 2019
Last updated: Friday 17th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BERK-43464B

Record ID: BERK-43464B
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible lead weight of unknown date. The object is disc-shaped in form and tapers out at the sides. It has a trapezoidal cross-section. There is a rectangular protrusion attached to the top of the weight which is 15mm x 10mm. There are ten incised lines spaced moderately evenly around the tapered sides. The reverse of the weight is flat. The weight is 44.4mm in diameter, 19.4mm in thickness, and weighs 159.10g
Created on: Thursday 9th May 2019
Last updated: Thursday 9th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-2B4BF2

Record ID: BH-2B4BF2
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy fragment from an unidentified object of uncertain function and date. The fragment is broadly triangular in shape with a convex upper surface and concave underside. The upper surface has two parallel groves extending to the long edge. The underside is plain. All of the edges appear to br broken and are very worn. All of the surfaces have a mid-green patina with patches of brown. The fragment measures a maximum of 19mm in length, 18mm in width and 8.8mm thick. It weighs 11 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 8th May 2019
Last updated: Friday 10th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of BH-164151

Record ID: BH-164151
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy late Roman (c. AD 350-450) 'propeller' belt stiffener. The belt stiffener consists of a central roundel and one surviving triangular terminal with a circular-sectioned rivet through it. The end of the terminal cuts inwards to form a projecting knop at the midpoint. The opposite side of the central roundel is damaged where there would have been an opposite triangular terminal. All the edges of the upper face are bevelled and the surface is decorated with two incised longitudinal lines that split into three at the end of the terminal, and faint lines formi…
Created on: Tuesday 7th May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 5th June 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of OXON-C6F6ED

Record ID: OXON-C6F6ED
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy double looped buckle of late medieval (15th century) date. The buckle comprises two oval loops separated by a recessed strap bar which is now missing its pin. The outer edges of the frame are decorated with knops; five on each upper and lower curve with a triangular stop between. Crudely executed incised lines decorate the inner frame. The reverse of the buckle is flat, plain and undecorated.
Created on: Friday 3rd May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 7th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of OXON-C6D6DB

Record ID: OXON-C6D6DB
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn and incomplete Roman copper alloy buckle plate or other linear mount. The remains of the mount is broadly rectangular in plan with a semi-circular hole at one end (broken and incomplete rivet or buckle pin hole?). One side of the object is decorated with a simple incised linear border; the other side is undecorated and quite rough. Suggested date: AD 43-409.
Created on: Friday 3rd May 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of DENO-82773C

Record ID: DENO-82773C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Thealby type brooch of Roman date, c.AD 100-200. Only the head of the brooch remains with a large integrally cast head loop, which is attached to the brooch head by a rectangular knop, decorated with two horizontal ridges. The tubular wings of the brooch have the remains of the axis bar and top loop of the pin still attached. Two deep grooves adorn the front faces of the wings with three shallower incised lines running parallel to the outer edge of the wings. The remaining section of the brooch's bow curves forwards and down sharply from the base of the head…
Created on: Tuesday 30th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 3rd May 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Killamarsh', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of LANCUM-6D5BE6

Record ID: LANCUM-6D5BE6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead bi-conical spindle whorl of medieval date (c. AD 1250 - 1550). The object is circular in form and triangular in section, with a central circular perforation. The surface of the object is very worn and carries a white patina. Still visible, however, is a raised decorative pattern on both faces of a line that zig-zags between the inner and outer edges. The outer edge of the object is chipped. The spindle whorl is 32.18mm in diameter, 7.35mm in thickness and weighs 25.97g. The diameter of the central perforation is 8.99mm. Lead spindle whorls are often difficult to date without arch…
Created on: Monday 29th April 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 30th April 2019
Spatial data recorded.


  • Thumbnail image of NARC-18FEE6

Record ID: NARC-18FEE6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Annular Brooch of Medieval date (AD 1200-1400). The object is circular in plan and D shaped in cross-section. There is a single circular perforation situated opposite a V shaped notch in the frame. The recurved pin is missing. The front is decorated with an integral moulded linear pattern. The decoration is segmented in design and is composed of three raised narrow lines flanking a broader raised rectangle. The back of the object is undecorated and slightly concave. The perforation is filled with dark brown probably iron corrosion. Both surfaces retain some i…
Created on: Thursday 25th April 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 1st May 2019
Spatial data recorded.


Records per page: 10 20 40 100

Only results with images:
Only results with 3D content:

Sort your search by:

Which direction?

Total results available: 1,431
Search server index: valhalla

You are viewing records: 1 - 20.

Search statistics

  • Total quantity: 1,556
  • Mean quantity: 1.087
  • Maximum: 90

Filter your search

Reece Period

1 - 20 of 1,431 records.

Other formats: this page is available as json xml rss atom kml geojson qrcode representations.