Record Details

NHER Number:23324
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age terret

Summary

An Iron Age copper alloy terret, decorated with red enamel, found in 1986.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7040 1677
Map Sheet:TF71NW
Parish:EAST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 1986. Found during work on land somewhere in field centred on this grid reference.
Copper alloy terret of Westhall type with low relief fleshy lobe ornament against field of (presumably) red enamel. Recessed circles in centre of lobes are pierced by central holes, with in one case red enamel on edge of the hole, (S1).
By analogy with the Ashill terret (site NHER 16140) these circles probably contained blue glass held in place by a red enamel adhesive.
A. Gregory (NAU) January 1987.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EAW 1-19- N.
<S1>Illustration: Gregory, A.. 1986. Drawing of an Iron Age copper alloy terret.. Paper. 2:1.

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