Record Details

NHER Number:13968
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon mount


Metal-detecting recovered a Late Saxon zoomorphic copper alloy mount in Urnes style.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 71 36
Map Sheet:TF73NW

Full description

1977. Metal-detecting.
Late Saxon zoomorphic bronze mount, in Urnes style.
Like (S1). At King's Lynn Museum.
Details from (S2). Also see (S3) for photograph of resin replica.
Amended by A. Beckham (HES), 20 December 2019.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Monograph: Wilson, D.M. 1964. Anglo-Saxon ornamental metalwork, 700-1100, in the British Museum. Vol III. Pl XLII No 141.
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Photograph: HES. 2018. Photograph of resin cast of a Late Saxon zoomorphic mount. Digital. Tiff.

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