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NMS-66C00C: Post-medieval knife end cap (2 of 2)

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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KNIFE

Unique ID: NMS-66C00C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Two post-medieval copper alloy knife end caps, both of oval cross-section with a slot containing the end of an iron scale tang, and both with uncommon decoration,16th century:

- moulded with a pair of longitudinal grooves at the top and base, and with vertical narrow and wide grooves on the sides, and engraved on the proximal end with a diagonal lattice, similar to GLO-9D6195, length (exluding tang) 13.8mm, width 11.2mm, thickness 9.5mm.

- moulded with a pair of longitudinal grooves at the top and base, and with diagonal narrow and wide grooves on the sides, and engraved on the proximal end with a cross on a saltire, similar to WMID-DEBC84, length (excluding tang) 13.4mm, width 122mm, thickness 10.1mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th June 2019 - Sunday 21st November 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 65305
Other reference: BM102021

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Raynham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8925
Four figure Latitude: 52.78946485
Four figure longitude: 0.8014178
1:25K map: TF8925
1:10K map: TF82NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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