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Current Location: In storage


Anglo-Saxon (Ascribed culture)



A piece of Anglo-Saxon decorative copper-alloy that has been filled with lead. The original function is uncertain and the reason behind it being filled with lead is also uncertain.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2010-07-12) by Slack, Paul


Early Medieval
700 - 899

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 7.15 g
Whole Object Height 13.5 mm Length 18.2 mm Width 15.4 mm

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Accession number: CM.639-2010
Primary reference Number: 183740
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 June 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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