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EARLY MEDIEVAL STRAP END

Silver strap-end of Thomas's Class A, Type 1 (Thomas 2003). It has long, slightly convex sides which taper very gently to a rounded terminal. At the split attachment end are two circular rivet holes, and the end here is shaped around these holes and has a central triangular point. The upper half of the split end is complete but the underplate has some edges missing. One iron rivet survives intact.…