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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Craft, industry and trade

Anglian strap end

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Anglian strap end with stylised animal-headed terminal. The other end is split to allow it to fit on the end of the belt or strap, the two iron rivets to secure it in place are still present. The expanded plate has three ring-and-dot decorative stamps. It dates to the first half of the 9th century.

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy
Source:
The Whithorn Trust
Digital Number:
WTAH015


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