|Type of record:||Find Spot|
Metal detecting recovered a Middle Saxon strap fitting, tweezers, pin and a Late Saxon Viking Urnes style zoomorphic mount.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 71 36|
|Parish:||SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
November 1978. Found with metal detector.
Bronze or gilt strap hook, punched ring decoration.
Middle Saxon bronze tweezers with expanded terminal to jaws, decorated with punched rings.
Also a late Viking Urnes style bronze openwork mount depicting an animal in form of P, discovered on same site.
Further details in file.
- FINDSPOT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- PIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
- TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
- DRESS COMPONENT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1978. Gold find rewards patient searcher. 29 June. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Owen, O. and Trett, R. 1980. A Viking Urnes Style Mount from Sedgeford. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt III pp 353-355. |
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