NMS-A1E6E7: Medieval Gauntlet

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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GAUNTLET

Unique ID: NMS-A1E6E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy finger-joint cover with two rivet holes from a plate armour gauntlet, an arched plate with a central pointed oval boss set lengthwise. Engraved decoration along sides comprises a double-line chevron. One side has been pushed inwards and has lost one corner. Length 24.5mm. Estimated width 27mm. Height 19mm. Two other examples have been recorded in Norfolk, from the same parish as the present piece (HER 57220, NMS-16B0F3) and Warham (HER 29188). Such objects were current in the period c.1350 - c.1430 (Griffiths. N. in Biddle 1990, 1084-5, fig. 349; Ottaway and Rogers 2002, 2970, fig. 1533, nos. 12932-3).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.5 mm
Height: 19 mm
Width: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th September 2013 - Tuesday 8th October 2013

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40446
Other reference: AMD102013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wymondham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1002
Four figure Latitude: 52.57525209
Four figure longitude: 1.09771827
1:25K map: TG1002
1:10K map: TG10SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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