Anglo-Saxon 'Triangular' Strap End 024812

Anglo-Saxon 'Triangular' Strap End 024812
Anglo-Saxon 'Triangular' Strap End
Copper-alloy, 3.12 grams, 41.89 mm. 9th century AD. A cast triangular strap end of Class A Type 2 with silver rivet to the upper edge, traces of silvering to the surfaces. Below the rivet holes, there is a palmette and a panel of Trewhiddle Style zoomorphic ornament. The finial is a beast-head with two pelletted lobes for the ears. Reference: Thomas, G. Late Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age Strap-ends 750-1100: Part I, The Finds Research Group AD700-1700, Datasheet 32, Sleaford, 2008. Fine condition. Provenance: found near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, UK.
 
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