MHG60406 - Seal Matrix - Cromarty
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
A bronze vessica-shaped seal matrix broken in half, presumably deliberately and on the death of its owner as was the custom to prevent mis-use. A cross is visible as part of the device and two letters of the legend, although now abraded, are visible as ‘V’ and ‘S’.
Claimed as Treasure Trove case TT.09/08 and allocated to Cromarty Courthouse Museum.
Information from TTU (SC) 03 March 2014
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7899 6700 (40m by 40m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- SEAL MATRIX (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/339276/cromarty (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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