HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: NMS-D71814

Object type certainty: Certain
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Middle Saxon/Late Saxon incomplete hooked tag, with lobed edge and twin perforated lugs or ‘ears’, circular central field of niello (now pale green) inlaid with scrolling silver wire, stump of missing hook at base. Cf. almost identical example from Bawsey in The Making of England (1991), 231-2, no.188 (g). 8th-9th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: AD 700
Date to: AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with niello [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Middle Saxon/Late Saxon hooked tag

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Norfolk
District: Broadland
To be known as: Foulsham

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 22nd February 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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