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Strap end fragment: CM.632-2010

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Current Location: In storage


A fragment of copper-alloy that may have been a strap-end. At what would have formed the attachment end it is broken. At the other end is a rounded terminal. There are a series of transverse bands as decoration. It is pierced three times in a line; once near the terminal and twice near to where it is broken. It may be a crude strap-end or possibly a mount of some form.


History note: Bought as a part of group of 52 objects for £650

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

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


500 - 1500

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 1.72 g
Whole Object Height 2.4 mm Length 28.1 mm Width 9.5 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.632-2010
Primary reference Number: 183752
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

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

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