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MEDIEVAL STRAP FITTING

An incomplete cast copper alloy swivel of medieval date. The loop of the swivel is D-shaped in both plan and cross section. Cast integrally to the flat side of the frame is a rectangular shank. The shank projects a short way into the frame however the majority extends away from it. A large hole is present through the thickness of the shank away from the frame. the object is undecorated.This object…