Poorly Located Find Spot record MNL 914 - Findspot of an Anglo-Saxon square headed brooch

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Item in Fenton Collection (in 1911) from Mildenhall (area): `square-headed brooch (fig 13). Formerly recorded as MNL MISC


Grid reference TL 67 78 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL67NE


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Full Description

Item in Fenton Collection (in 1911) from Mildenhall (area): `square-headed brooch (fig 13).... with debased animal ornament and a stout disc attached to the bow' (S1). Now IPSMG ? `A leaden weight (fig 12) of 3810 grains (247.4 grammes) .... was found at Mildenhall, and is surmounted by a bronze-gilt disc engraved with a rosette, the spaces between the points being filled with looped triangles and (apparently) birds wings. It probably dates from the 8th or 9th century' (S1)(S2). Weight now in Streeter Collection, Yale University (S3).

Formerly recorded as MNL MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 345, fig 12 & 13.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Mildenhall A/S, undated.
  • <S3> (No record type): Knise, S.. Knise S.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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