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EARLY MEDIEVAL STRAP END

Complete but worn copper alloy zoomorphic strap end of later Early Medieval date (Anglo-Scandinavian). The strap end is made in one-piece and consists of an elongated split attachment arm with an animal head at the unsplit end grasping, in its mouth, a flat lozenge-shaped disc which is decorated with an incised interlace design.The strap end has the less common form of attachment split in that it …