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strap-end / shoe-buckle

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver strap-end, plain; damaged, consisting of two pieces joined together. Part of one rivet and an indentation for a second rivet-hole at the broad edge. A number of cuts radiate from one corner near the broad edge, on one face of the strap-end. Backing of a silver buckle (?). Excavated from Area C and shoes complex.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.14 centimetres
    • Width: 1.06 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1983 Figs. 546a-e bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: MCS16968

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