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I guess it's too big to be a toggle?
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Not a toggle..dimensions are 4cm long by 3 cm.
"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe, for the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his handle was made of wood he was one of them."
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Brooch fragment?
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nope shaggy. Not a brooch or fragment thereof.
"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe, for the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his handle was made of wood he was one of them."
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It is solid bronze/copper alloy and not hollow.
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An ornate pot leg?
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No, not a pot-leg. It goes on the top of something, not the bottom.
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Top of a hair/clothes pin?
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Saxon saddle pommel? Think we need another pic if even to stop me scrolling up and down so much! Lo :lol:
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A linch pin?
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None of those. Some suggestions are getting warmer. It is quite heavy.
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A Rams head terminal from a pointer/pointing stick thingy
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A Roman vessel mount/terminal in the form of a ram's head? :D
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Near enough Clint. It is a rams head pommel, found with some decomposed iron blade so probably from a knife or similar ceremonial instrument. Dates to around 100-60 BC.
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Littleboot wrote: Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:25 pm It is a rams head pommel, found with some decomposed iron blade so probably from a knife or similar ceremonial instrument. Dates to around 100-60 BC.
It's a lot like this.
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/202472
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