Record Details

NHER Number:34677
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval seal matrix

Summary

Metal detecting recovered part of a medieval seal matrix. Part of the inscription is still legible and may read 'Seal of Mar)ia of Biv..'.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 21 98
Map Sheet:TM29NW
Parish:NEWTON FLOTMAN, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February/ March 1998. Metal detecting.
Fragment of a large lead seal matrix. Around a fleur-de-lis is a well-cut legend: the surviving portion reads '...IEDEBIV…'. (Seal of Mar)ia of Biv.. [or other female name].
Medieval.
See (S1).
Identified by H.M. Geake (NCM).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

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