Anglo-Saxon 'Decorated' Bronze Strap End 027334

Anglo-Saxon 'Decorated' Bronze Strap End 027334
Anglo-Saxon 'Decorated' Bronze Strap End
Bronze, 11.30 grams, 56.93 mm. Late 9th-early 10th century AD. A cast strap end with lozengiform body and terminal lobe; split at the upper end to accomodate two fastening rivets; the body decorated with concentric lines of punched decoration: pellet, triangle, ring-and-dot and a central guilloche. Strap ends of a similar type are associated with the early Anglian settlement, derived from Late Roman amphora-type belt-fittings. Reference: Cf. West, S. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Finds From Suffolk, item 55.7 from Icklingham; Hawkes & Dunning Soldiers and Settlers in Britain, Fourth to Fifth Century. Fine condition. Provenance: found Yorkshire, UK, in 1998.

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