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    • Institution: IOW
    • Object type: HARNESS FITTING

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Record ID: IOW-A89A45
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper alloy harness fitting in the form of a terret of Late Iron Age or Early Roman date (200 BC – 100 AD). Length: 66.0mm; width: 51.1mm and 18.4mm thick. Weight: 49.28g. In plan the terret comprises an oval-shaped loop with an integral bar and three decorative projections. The inner face of the loop is evenly convex and the outer face has a distinct median carination. The bar is very slightly curved in plan, is rectangular in cross-section, and measures 21.2mm x 8.1mm x 5.1mm, although all four of its longer edges are slightly rounded. At each end of the bar …
Created on: Tuesday 1st January 2008
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-2726B1
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete copper alloy harness link of Late Early-Medieval, eleventh century date. Length 54mm, maximum width 23.5mm and 9mm thick at the central boss. Weight 17.09g. When complete the piece consisted of a central boss connected to a loop each side by a short arm. The loop is tri-lobed. However one of the loops is broken and missing. The breaks appear to be old. Viewing the strap link in plan, with the surviving loop to one side, the central boss is hemispherical-shaped and is flanked either side by a closely related vertical moulded rib. The boss is hollow on the underside. Both arm…
Created on: Saturday 24th July 2004
Last updated: Thursday 27th May 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Arreton Parish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-39B015
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Complete cast copper alloy strap-connector which may be a harness fitting of just before the mid-eleventh to the later eleventh century. Length 49mm, width 73mm and 4mm thick. Weight 43.84g. The decoration is in the Viking Urnes Style and is in the form of an eagle with outstretched wings. As viewed from the front the head faces to the right. The surface is decorated with moulded interlace work and three small areas of openwork. The legs of the bird, which are decorated in a similar manner, are relatively large. The claws are modified to form an attachment end which is narrower and …
Created on: Friday 6th February 2004
Last updated: Saturday 15th December 2012
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