NMS-6A2DE4: Medieval key

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KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: NMS-6A2DE4

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

Medieval Key for casket, hollow shank, projections at upper and lower egde giving the appearance of a collared lozengiform bow with rectangular bit with notch on outside edge, 41 x 15mm. Cf. Med. Household. (1998), fig.86. 12th-13th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1100
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Fransham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Monday 19th December 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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