Migration period gold object

Description of this historic site

A gold object, probably from a scabbard, and dating to the Migration period was found in the area of Wibtoft.

Notes about this historic site

1 Gold jewel said to have been found near Wibtoft before 1862.
2 In 1862 Bloxam exhibited, from Wibtoft, an isolated find. A small gold ornament of conical form set with garnets of red vitreous paste, resembling the work of the Merovingian period. It was doubtless a scabbard ornament.
3 Noted by Ordnance Survey.
4 Apparently gives details of findspot history, a precis of which has been added to an old WA record sheet – this has been added to the FI file.

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