A copper-alloy strap-end found near Brookenby, Nottinghamshire. (c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 2.0
Borre-Style Strap-End (NLM-F4E3D9)
A copper-alloy strap-end found near Brookenby, Nottinghamshire
This strap-end is classified as a Thomas Class E type 4 with Borre-style decoration. Strap-ends came in various styles and were fairly common throughout the Viking world. They were used to decorate the ends of belts and to stop them getting damaged.