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Applique fragment: CM.1802-2008

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Current Location: In storage


Anglo-Saxon (Ascribed culture)



A thin and curved strip of gold decoration that tapers to a pointed terminal. Around the edge is punched dot decoration. There are three rivets holes where this fragment was attached to something larger. Cut from a larger whole.


History note: Bought for £50

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey


Early Medieval
600 - Uncertain 699


Hammered thin and decorated with a series of punched dots.

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 0.47 g
Whole Object Height 0.3 mm Length 26 mm Width 10 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1802-2008
Primary reference Number: 183676
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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