NMS-C50AC4: Early Medieval Sleeve Clasp

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SLEEVE CLASP

Unique ID: NMS-C50AC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Saxon wrist-clasp hook-plate of Hines 1993 Form B20, only the stub of the hook extant. Four triangular lugs on the rear edge, the outer two of which are pierced for attachment (both broken across perforation). In front of these a transverse row of ring-and-dots and then a moulded transverse rib and groove and a line of stamped annulets along the outside edge. Length 14.5mm. Width 36mm. 2.5mm thick. Breaks not recent. Late 5th-early 6th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 480
Date to: Circa AD 530

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.5 mm
Width: 36 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th October 2013 - Monday 11th November 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 15170
Other reference: KLMD112013

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)
Parish or ward: Pentney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7212
Four figure Latitude: 52.67839693
Four figure longitude: 0.54278771
1:25K map: TF7212
1:10K map: TF71SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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