NMS-3692B7: Medieval Bell

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BELL

Unique ID: NMS-3692B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy composite rumbler bell. Sheet metal upper and lower half soldered to form a prominent median rib, with separate inserted and soldered rectangular strip forming a loop. Round ended slot in base. Iron pea. Diameter 19mm. Height 22mm. Late 13th - early 15th century (Egan and Pritchard, 2002, 338 - 9, fig.221, no.1644, 1645 and 1666).

Class: Rumbler

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 22 mm
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th March 2013 - Wednesday 24th April 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DDMD042013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Blyford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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