Record Details

NHER Number:30995
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Early Saxon hanging bowl fragment


This is a fragment of an Early Saxon hanging bowl, decorated with red enamel, found by metal detecting.


  • Part of an Early Saxon hanging bowl decorated with red enamel from Brandiston  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 13 21
Map Sheet:TG12SW

Full description

October 1994. Metal detecting find.
Hanging bowl escutcheon, (S1).
Beautiful disc with slightly concave back, traces of silvering, decorated with 3 spirals around centre.
Red enamel.
Small chord missing from edge may mark break-off of hook attachment.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 October 1994.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HANGING BOWL (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: 1994. LDN 25-31, Early Saxon hanging bowl escutcheon..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Illustration: White, S.. 1994. Drawing of an Early Saxon hanging bowl. Film. 2:1.

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