Record Details

NHER Number:31489
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix and reliquary

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1995 recovered a selection of medieval metal objects. Noteworthy pieces comprised a two-sided discoidal lead matrix and a gilded human head, possibly from a Limoges enamel-type shrine or casket.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 94 06
Map Sheet:TF90NW
Parish:SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May/June 1995. Metal detecting.
Medieval coin. See list in file. Identified by J. Davies (NCM).
Two-sided discoidal 12th/13th century lead matrix. S'ALICIE--MENE S'IOHIS---
Lovely gilded medieval human head, worn features. Possibly 13th century from Limoges enamel-type shrine or casket.
Identified by S.Margeson (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA) 26 August 1995.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BOX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RELIQUARY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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