NMS-D71814: Middle Saxon/Late Saxon hooked tag

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: NMS-D71814

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

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
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
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with niello

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Thursday 22nd February 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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