MHG60626 - Harness Pendant - Cromarty
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
Medieval copper-alloy shield-shaped harness pendant with heraldic arms. The arms are Chequy, but no trace of enamelling or gilding/silvering survives.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 159/17) and allocated to the National Museums of Scotland. <1>
Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a shield shaped Cu alloy harness pendant with suspension loop. The front is decorated with a check pattern, the raised parts have been painted red. Plain on the back. Length (incl. loop) 28mm, width 15mm. <2>
Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the harness pendant is held by Treasure Trove. GW 24/07/20
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Blackwell, A. 2018. Cromarty, Metal Detector Find, Discovery Excav Scot, New, vol. 19. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 109. Paper (Copy). pp. 109.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7900 6700 (20m by 20m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
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