Copper alloy terminal probably for a stylus

It is a socketed object engraved and punched into the form of a winged dragon; a flattened, triangular component, probably the stylus eraser, projects from its mouth.
Dimensions: L.42mm

Bibliography :
Hinton, D., 1990. in M. Biddle (ed.), Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester, Winchester Studies 7.2 (Oxford), 731-2, 743, 2283A
Stratford, N., 1984. in G. Zarnecki, J. Holt, and T. Holland, English Romanesque Art (Arts Council of Great Britain) 250, 250
Location and accession details
Winchester City Museum, NR.111

(Photo: ©Winchester City Museum)

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