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Record ID: NMGW-AE3574
Object type: TOGGLE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Possible Late Iron Age to early Roman copper alloy looped toggle of 1st century BC to 1st century AD date The cast toggle is of biconical form and is incomplete, missing the loop (with a length of 25.4mm and a weight of 18.7g). The terminal are sub-circular (17.8mm x 16.3mm and 16.2mm x 15.0mm). The smaller terminal has a very crudely incised cross and the other terminal has a prominent raised rib, probably a casting seam and corresponds to the seam along the midsection of the toggle. There is a single crude incised line perpendicular to the casting seam, possibly to define a cross. O…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 25th February 2019
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Record ID: NMGW-DA579E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The cast brooch frame is near-complete but the pin is missing and the frame is comparatively insubstantial (with an overall length of 57.6mm, an overall width of 62.2mm and a weight of 10.6g). The oval hoop (58.8mm external width) is of flattened-oval section (3.4mm wide and 1.9mm - 2.4mm thick), widening slightly as it approaches the terminals. There is no decoration evident on the hoop but there is an impact groove near the left terminal, possibly from a hammer blow. There is a slight step from the hoop to the integral terminals extending as far as an incised border, giving the impr…
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 11th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-D98884
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval silver spoon, now in two parts, comprising a bent handle junction with bowl, and the remaining bowl, folded twice. The stem is hexagonal at the base, becoming circular in cross-section mid-way along the shaft up to the simple devolved 'diamond-point' terminal. The underside of the bowl at the junction with the handle bears what appears to be a wriggle work cross-crosslet, now only partially visible, on the base of the bowl at the junction with the handle. The overall length is 81.55mm; maximum thickness of stem 3.3.x 3mm; bowl width about 32mm; bowl thickness 1mm; weight 1…
Created on: Friday 11th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 24th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-C6437A
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorative silver-gilt posy-ring. The hoop fragment is of flattened D cross-section. The outer surface is cast with a repeating pattern of cells and raised single dots or pellets. Raised dots also fill the field between the cells and the plain borders. The areas between the raised decoration are inlaid with white and green enamel, most of which is now missing. The inner face of the hoop is inscribed with the text: FEARE·GOD·ONLI, in Roman capitals. The hoop is slightly distorted. The internal diameter is 17.6 x 17.2mm; external diameter 19 x 19.6mm; band width 4.8 mm; band thi…
Created on: Thursday 10th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-1995D1
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Medieval or Early Post Medieval silver gilt fede ('faith') ring with external inscription on a plain central band, separated by a deep grooves from a 'beaded' border made up of parallel grooves. The bezel takes the form of a solid casting, raised and narrower than the band width of the ring. The inscription reads: jaspar : melchior : baltazar : in a mixture of upper and lower case crude black letter script. Triple dots separate words, and the last name is separated from the bezel by an engraved meander with dots. The inside of the hoop is plain. Internal hoop diameter 17.9mm; …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Monday 7th August 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-64D499
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold iconographic finger-ring of late medieval or very early post-medieval date. It has a flat oval longitudinal bezel, engraved with the images of St Catherine holding a sword in her right hand. A wheel (symbol of her martyrdom) protrudes from behind her left side. The hoop is decorated on the shoulders and sides with sprigs. The inside of the hoop bears the legend ·en∙boen∙eure∙ ('In Good Hour') in black-letter script, between sprigs. The rough surface of the background to the bezel suggest that this may have been enamelled, but only cleaning of this area and the decorativ…
Created on: Thursday 6th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-1564D4
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age hoard of ten objects. 1. Carp's Tongue sword blade fragment Surviving length 41.0mm; surviving width 27.7mm; maximum thickness 9.5mm; surviving weight 35.2g. Small blade fragment with a rounded midrib, approximately 11.8mm wide, with edge defined by single grooves to either side and on both faces. The outer sections of the blade are highly corroded, with no original blade edge surviving. The blade fragment is bent towards one end, as viewed side on, indicating it was forcibly broken in antiquity. The fragment has a green patination, with areas of ligher green …
Created on: Tuesday 22nd September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-4A61A6
Object type: BODKIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The object is a silver bodkin-type dress-pin with slot and perforation (eye) at one end, and tapering to a point at the other end. The shaft has a flattened quadrangular cross-section with bevelled edges, and is undecorated. On one face, below the slot, is a stamped hallmark .W. The pin is bent, and has not received any conservation. Length overall 109.2mm; maximum width 3.8mm; maximum thickness 2mm; weight 6.47g. This type of object is now generally recognised as a bodkin of seventeenth-century date. Similar finds from have been made at Clavering, Essex (TAR 2004, no. 245)…
Created on: Friday 7th August 2015
Last updated: Friday 7th August 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-4A1C32
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The object is a small silver annular brooch with niello decoration on both sides of the frame, which is circular in cross-section. The frame decoration comprises at least three groups transverse lines on both sides, all inlaid with niello. The pin shaft is incised with a 'wriggle work' zig-zag line on each facet. The wrap-around head of the pin securing it to the annular frame of the brooch is plain. There is a small 'bar' at the junction of pin shaft and head (width 5mm), to prevent snagging. The annular frame is distorted. External frame diameters 18.6 x 12.6mm; frame thickness 1.1mm…
Created on: Friday 7th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-7399CD
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age bronze socketed axe probably of Type Portree or a variant, possibly Variant Kalemouth, as defined by Schmidt & Burgess (1981, p. 184-90) possibly dating to the transition of the Wilburton-Wallington and Ewart Park metalworking phases corresponding to Needham's (1996) Periods 6 to 7, c. 1150 -750BC. The axe is of 'Baggy' form and is incomplete, missing the mouth and loop (with a surviving length of 55.5mm and a weight of 74.8g with the wood in the socket and 73.3g without). The top of the axe has broken or is eroded, probably just below the mouth. The mouth is oval…
Created on: Wednesday 4th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 5th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-B31642
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Bronze Age socketed tool, probably a hammer, probably of Late Bronze Age date c. 1000-700BC. The tool is incomplete missing the mouth (with a length of 65.5mm and a weight of 101.1g) and has broken in antiquity. At the break, the socket mouth is of oval form (with an internal dimensions of 12.4mm x 11.1mm and with a surviving depth of 28.9mm). The tool is thicker on the more complete side (with a thickness of 3.6mm compared to 1.7mm). Each side had at least two linear stepped mouldings along its length (with a depth of up to 2.5mm). The sides are convergent, with the stepped moul…
Created on: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-B2F337
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age bronze flat axe, possibly a reworked axe or an axe blank probably dating to c. 2,200 - 1,900BC The axe is comparatively short with a wide thick butt (with a length of 82.2mm and a weight of 202.8g). The butt is straight and flat (with a width of 39mm and a thickness of 8.5mm) possibly suggesting the axe may have been reworked from a larger axe. The sides are straight and divergent for a short distance from the butt (approximately 20mm) before becoming concave and diverging to a moderately expanded blade edge (with a surviving width of 61.2mm). The sides are rounded…
Created on: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 19th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-A2477F
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Perforated stone pebble, possible Prehistoric stone pebble hammer or mace-head of Mesolithic or Neolithic date The mace-head is made on a water-rolled pebble and is complete (with a length of 126.6mm, a maximum width of 85.7mm, a maximum thickness of 33.3mm and a weight of 558.1g). The perforation is off-centre and has a pronounced hour-glass profile (with diameters at the faces of 31mm and 33mm and a minimum diameter of 9.0mm). There is evidence of pecking on the sides of the perforation, which are now well-worn, probably through subsequent water action, rather than rubbing from…
Created on: Tuesday 10th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 30th October 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-8E09D4
Object type: AXEHEAD ROUGHOUT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Probable roughout for a an axehead of Neolithic date The roughout is complete and is comparably small for an axehead (with a length of 114.3mm and a weight of 199.4g) and is bifacially worked. Much of the flaking is directed from the edges and has not significantly thinned the roughout (with a maximum thickness of 32.7mm), with one of the faces (ventral) being considerably flatter. The roughout is of oval form, with convex sides (reaching a maximum width of 52.2mm) and with no obvious suggestion of a blade. The stone has some recent damage around the edges, but otherwise has thre…
Created on: Monday 9th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th March 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-72BE5A
Object type: INKWELL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post medieval lead inkwell of 17th to 18th century date The inkwell is complete with some surface damage (with a length of 44.0mm and a weight of 254.8g). The base is flat and sub-circular with nine bold ribs (giving a diameter of 40.6mm - 13.0mm). The base appears to be inscribed with monograms, with possibly two represented with differing styles and form. The central, deeper and initial monogram appears to be NT, and is flanked by NJ, but with an inconsistent orientation. It is possible that the tail from the letter J may be exuberantly inscribed letter T and the monogram may be repe…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-22CFAA
Object type: ARMLET
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The penannular arm-ring fragment is of Hiberno-Viking type, and has the form of a broad flat band of silver or rectangular cross-section, 3mm deep, with punched ornament on one face. The expanded mid-portion of the arm-ring tapers to the one complete and now severed ends. The outer face is ornamented with a row of vertical transverse bar-stamping to either side of a central diagonal cross, the punch having a plain centre, between toothed edges. The arm-ring now measures 70mm in length (both ends missing), with a minimum width of 12mm and maximum central width of 18mm. The arm ring doe…
Created on: Tuesday 11th November 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 10th October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-221F3A
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: Gilded silver heart-shaped pendant engraved with the symbols of Christ's wound. The front is made from a sheet raised in repoussé style into a dome, and vertically grooved at the top to make a heart shape. It is soldered to a back-plate cut from a sheet and indented by filing to give a scalloped or cusped edge; there are seven lobes down each edge, and one at top and bottom. A two-strand 'rope-twist' filigree wire border encircles the heart, concealing the join between front and backplate. A suspension loop has been made at the top, by cutting and drilling the backpla…
Created on: Tuesday 11th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: NMGW-A71580
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy bow brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill type (Mackreth Part 3, Group 4a-4.b, flat wing ends type) and probably of late 1st - early 2nd century AD date. The brooch is fragmentary, represented by the head only and was comparatively substantial (with a surviving length of 27.5mm, a surviving depth of 16.1mm and a weight of 15.4g). The missing spring was secured between lateral perforated lugs and the chord was probably tensioned by a hook at the head, in a Polden Hill, hook type arrangement. The wings are truncated but both ends appear to be near to the te…
Created on: Friday 24th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 6th July 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-8DF0B0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill type (Mackreth 2011, Part 5, Group 2.a2, enamelled panel on upper bow, lenticular elements cast below, flat wing ends type) and of 2nd century AD date (130-160 AD). The brooch is incomplete, missing the spring, catch-plate and foot (with a surviving length of 50.5mm, a surviving depth of 16.6mm and a weight of 15.4g). The missing spring was secured between perforated lateral lugs and the chord was tensioned by a lug at the head, in a 'Polden Hill, lug type' arrangement. The wings are semi-cylindrical (with a width of 2…
Created on: Thursday 23rd October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-4FCA62
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age associated flat axes 1. Flat axe - Type Migdale, probable Variant Biggar (Class 3F) Dimensions: surviving length 142.9mm; surviving blade width 58.6mm; surviving butt width21.1mm; maximum thickness 8.2mm; surviving weight (prior to conservation) 253.9g. This is a largely complete but severely corroded bronze flat axe with no surviving original surfaces. It has a narrow, tapering and rounded butt and the axe has a slender profile, whose sides are not markedly concave and curved. One side is irregular to slightly concave and the other now appears slightly conv…
Created on: Friday 9th August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
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