|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Late Saxon strap end|
A Late Saxon strap end with niello and silver decoration was found at this spot by metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 71 23|
|Parish:||CONGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
October-November 1981. Part of large scatter NHER 3565.
Hooked tag with nielloed central field on front and back. Front inlaid with silver scrolls. 9th-10th century.
See the strap-end decorated with silver scrolls from North Elmham Park (NCM loan) and see the hooked tag from Brandon, Suffolk excavations with similar niello and silver scroll decorations.
I.D. E. Green (NCM), 12 March 1982.
W. Milligan (NCM) 12 March 1982 (to NAU October 1982).
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 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. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
|3565||Part of: Middle Saxon building and possible Roman to Late Saxon settlement and Early Saxon cemetery (Monument)|