Highland HER Monument MHG61393: Strap Fitting - Dores


Site NameStrap Fitting - Dores
Site Type(s)FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
Find Type(s)STRAP FITTING Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD (FHG3978)
NGRNH 6000 3500
Record created06/12/2019 15:03:27
Last updated17/07/2020 14:04:22

Description and Sources

The Treasure Trove database records two objects found by metal detecting at Dores (TT 324/12). One is copper alloy strap fitting, heavily gilded and decorated with a stylised floray motif on its front. The style and nature of the fitting is consistant with example of equestrian fittings from the 13th century. It was allocated to Inverness Museum. See attached TT artefact report for further details. <1> <2>

Listed under Acc. Nos. 2013.023.001 in the IMAG catalogue. <3>

See MHG61394 for other object.

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the strap fitting is held by Treasure Trove. GW 17/07/20

<1> Treasure Trove, 2019, Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18, TT 324/12 (Dataset/Database File). SHG28208.

<2> Treasure Trove, 2019, Treasure Trove Artefact Reports for Highland Area 1994-2018, TT 324/12 (Text/Record Form). SHG28370.

<3> Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers, 2013.023.001 (Collection/Catalogue). SHG25836.

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