NMS-8ECE17: Pendant whetstone, post Roman - medieval.

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-8ECE17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Pendant whetstone. Almost square rod of (?schist) perforated at the thicker end by an 'hour glass' shaped hole. One face more heavily worn than the other three. Probably post-Roman but could be Saxon or Medieval.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 410
Date to: AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 75 mm
Width: 11 mm
Thickness: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2003

Personal details

Identified by:
Secondary identifier: Tim Pestell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Briston

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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