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EARLY MEDIEVAL STRAP END

Anglo-Saxon copper alloy strap end one face of which bears a panel of Trewhiddle style decoration consisting of a crouching quadruped, its head towards the top, the jaws open and the eye represented by a dot. Behind the head are two elements representing ears and/or a crest. The two legs end in three toed feet, behind the animal is a sharply bent element which might be a tail. Further elements und…