Ornamented golden mount discovered

A less than inch in width and length triangular mount was found near Fakenham (United Kingdom) during a charity search aimed at raising money from any finds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance. It possibly comes from a sword grip, but experts say it has differences to similar finds.

Gold mount (by BBC News)
Gold mount (by BBC News)

The artefact dates to the late 6th or early 7th century. It is a high-status item but remains a mystery since no evidence of prehistoric dwellings has ever been found in the village or it’s direct vicinity.

(after BBC News)

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