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Bracteate: M.63-1904

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Possibly)

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Description

Gold, decorated with a concentric design of stamped chequered triangles.

Notes

History note: From 19th century excavations of a cemetery at the King's Field, Faversham, Kent

Legal notes

F. McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.8 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

6th Century, Mid
Circa 500 CE - Circa 600 CE

Note

The origin of this bracteate is uncertain

School or Style

Anglo-Saxon

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.63-1904
Primary reference Number: 118990
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 11 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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