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RING

Unique ID: SF-E2F711

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two cast copper-alloy rings of probable Medieval date, with a combined total weight of 6.04g. Rings such as this probably performed a variety of functions such as crude buckle frames, curtain rings or harness rings. 1) Hexagonal in section with faceted faces, measuring 22.33mm in external diameter, 2.22mm in thickness, and 1.90g in weight. 2)Hexagonal in section with faceted faces and measuring 22.71mm in external diameter, 3.02mm in thickness, and 4.14g in weight.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 6.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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