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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: NMS-A12664

Object type certainty: Certain
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A hooked tag. A heart shaped or sub-triangular plate with slightly convex sides, a double notch at the top, pierced twice for attachment. The lower half and hook are missing. The surface is decorated with multiple ring and dot, the central dot of several of which has gone all the way through and become a hole. The surface is corroded in places. Length at least 17mm, width 15mm. Cf. Read (2008, 22, no.102) for a possibly similar example.

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th March 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Fring

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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