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FURNITURE FITTING

Unique ID: SF5226

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy upholstery tack with hollow-domed pointed-oval head and remains of square-section spike. The dating of this object is difficult - pointed-oval tacks are known from the Roman period but are also used today.

Class: upholstery tack

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 11 mm
Weight: 1.46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK WICKHAM SKEITH

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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