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Site: 18FR72 Heater’s Island

Context: Feature 7, which is a 4’ by 3’ trash pit.

Context Date Range: 1699- c. 1712

Metal: Copper alloy

Tine Length: Unmeasurable

Leather Thickness: Unmeasurable

This relatively large symmetrical ornament has broken tines, but if they were long, as tends to be the case on long, narrow, symmetrical ornaments, then it was probably a “keeper” which is like a metal belt loop to hold down a loose strap end.