PAS: Review of Finds – 26 February 2021

PAS: Finds Review - 26 February 2021

Here is my pick of the finds recorded on the PAS database in the previous week. A total of 199 finds were recorded in the week to 26 February 2021.

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Harness Pendant

Harness Pendant
Photo: PAS

PAS ID: NMGW-3D9330

Found: Vale of Glamorgan.

A medieval copper alloy harness pendant from the 13th or 14th century.

 

Stirrup

Stirrup
Photo: Norfolk County Council

PAS ID: NMS-6344B7

Found: Breckland, Norfolk

Wrought iron early Medieval stirrup.

Sword Pommel Cap

Sword Pommel Cap
Photo: Surrey County Council

PAS ID: SUR-616912

Found: Milton Keynes

An Anglo-Saxon cast copper-alloy sword pommel cap, “cocked hat” type. The pommel cap is the tip of the hilt that anchors the hilt fittings to the sword blade. 

A large number of highly decorated pommel caps were found in the Staffordshire Hoard.

Mount

Mount
Photo: PAS

PAS ID: LANCUM-8130A8

Found: East Stafordshire

Medieval enamelled copper-alloy medallion mount for a casket or similar.

Spiral Finger Ring

Finger Ring
Photo: Birmingham Museums Trust

PAS ID: WMID-501426

Found: Cockermouth

Copper alloy spiral finger ring possibly dating to 100 BC to 800 AD

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