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EARLY MEDIEVAL STRAP END

An incomplete cast copper alloy strap end of early-medieval date. The strap end is of Thomas' Class A, Type 1 with zoomorphic terminal and Trewhiddle decoration. The strap end is a pointed oval in shape with a zoomorphic terminal at the closed end and a worn break at the attachment end. The zoomorphic terminal is in the form of a forward facing animal head with worn features. The central panel is …