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    • Primary material: Lead
    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

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Record ID: NMS-A848F9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of lead-alloy disc brooch. Broken across a domed centre and part of the flange around the edge, with an incomplete catch-plate on the reverse of the surviving part of the flange. The dome is decorated with two bisecting ribs forming a low relief cross. Almost all the original edge, pin and catch-plate are missing. Surviving length 20mm. Height (excluding pin-lug) 6mm. Original estimated diameter 28mm. Probably Late Saxon. Although no very close parallel has been found Late Saxon lead disc brooches are a well-known type. See for example SWYOR-939E21, LEIC-A2A4A2 and SF-120845.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-4DBCD1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Saxon incomplete lead disc brooch. Less than a quarter of the original edge survies. The decoration, which covers all of the survivining surface, comprises at least 7 closley spaced concentric beaded rings. There may originally have been a central device but no trace of it ow survives. On the reverse is a folded catch-plate, now squashed, at right-angles to the edge of the plate. Pin missing. Original diameter (recomnstructed) circa 40mm. Thickness 2mm. For a similar brooch see NMS-109141. Circa 10th century.
Created on: Thursday 16th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 6th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Barnham Broom', grid reference and parish protected.


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