HAMP-294BE7:

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: HAMP-294BE7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy early Medieval hooked tag, with an intricately moulded decorative plate with three pierced attachment holes. The plate is moulded with zoomorphic interlace, with a curved body, sinuous intertwined limbs and a head between the two attachment holes to the rear of the plate. The hook is moulded into a degraded beast head, with eyes and snout. The tip is missing.

Notes:

Cf. Read (2008) early Medieval Class D, Type 4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian style
Date from: Circa AD 850
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.64 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Headbourne Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4831
Four figure Latitude: 51.07632472
Four figure longitude: -1.31621186
1:25K map: SU4831
1:10K map: SU43SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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