NLM-4393FC: Early Medieval tweezers and comb fragment

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TWEEZERS

Unique ID: NLM-4393FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy tweezers.

Length: 51.8mm, Width: 7.3mm

accompanied by a toothplate from a single-sided bone or antler composite comb.

Notes:

Record card ref: 0201

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 410
Date to: Circa AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51.8 mm
Width: 7.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st October 1994

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM50377

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor (Civil Parish)

References cited

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