|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Early Saxon finds|
An Early Saxon wrist clasp and a fragment of an Early Saxon brooch found during metal detecting.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 20 94|
|Parish:||LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
May 1989. Found with metal detecting.
Copper alloy wrist clasp plate, Hines form B12. Three damaged attachment holes. Uncertain whether hook or eye-plate, (S1).
Probably imperfect casting. Traces of solder on reverse in transverse strip across centre.
Gilt copper alloy fragment of bow and foot of square headed brooch, (S2).
Found very close together. Has this spot already been quarried? Are these objects derived from elsewhere?
A. Rogerson (NAU) 8 September 1989.
- FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
- SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Illustration: Fox, D.E.. 1989. Drawing of an Early Saxon wrist clasp.. Film. 2:1. |
|<S2>||Illustration: Fox, D.E.. 1989. Drawing of a fragment of an Early Saxon brooch.. Film. 2:1. |
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