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Record ID: SUSS-1F5AB1
Object type: PLAQUE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small gold appliqué decorated with curvilinear filigree wire. The plaque comprises a thin piece of sheet gold forming an extended rectangle in two decorative 'halves', with each of the shortest sides cut to form a 'V' shape. There is a small circular perforation at each corner, as well as an additional perforation below one of the corner perforations; other holes appear to be wear and tear. The appliqué is decorated with fine applied filigree wire, which forms a continuous border around the whole outer edge (although it is broken and missing in a few places). The inner part of the d…
Created on: Tuesday 30th September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 15th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alciston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-0F1783
Object type: PLAQUE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This is an incomplete object made of gold sheet, probably dating to the Roman period. It has been tentatively identified by Roman specialist Martin Henig as a votive plaque representing the female sex organs. The remains of the plaque consists of two segments, which have fractured off from each other, but which fit together; the upper portion includes a curved suspension hook and the upper portion of the plaque, which is sub-triangular in shape. The upper portion is torn/fractured across its lower horizontal edge; the second portion of the plaque continues the main area of the plaque …
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2011
Last updated: Friday 5th July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-2B7876
Object type: PLAQUE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The object consists of one end of a rectangular strip of filigree-decorated gold sheet. It has a border formed by a false herringbone plait of two plain, twisted wires in-between two finely milled wires. The border encloses two lengthwise rows of back-to-back S-scrolls (only two scrolls on each side now surviving) separated by a single median wire, all finely milled. Fixed to a short gold shank soldered to the back of the sheet is a small, lozenge-shaped foil. The fragment is probably part of a plaque inserted into the front of a rectangular belt- or buckle-plate with a raised rim, suc…
Created on: Monday 14th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alkborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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