|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Middle to Late Saxon strap end|
Metal detecting on this site has recovered a Middle to Late Saxon strap end decorated with a fine animal head and a foliage design.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 25 15|
|Parish:||CROSTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
February 1989. Metal detecting.
9th century copper alloy strap end, broken and perhaps reused - two holes above animal head. The animal head is very finely modelled with deep cut ears. Field in centre of strap end decorated with foliage motif (two scrolls?) possibly with niello inlay. Rubbed edges.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 21 March 1989.
W. Milligan (NCM), 23 March 1989.
- FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
- STRAP FITTING (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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