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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: NMS-051A31

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An incomplete copper alloy composite dress hook, Read (2008) Class C type 3. The plate is hollow and semicircular in section with narrow flange to either side, with a convex front-plate decorated with a cross-hatched panel inlaid with niello with a transverse niello line above and below. A circular sectioned rearward facing hook protrudes from the base. The back-plate is incomplete, and the upper edge of the front-plate is broken. Length 28mm. Width 14.5mm. Cf. Read (2008, 54, no.168 and 169). 16th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th December 2009 - Thursday 10th December 2009

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 56886
Other reference: E14300

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with niello

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1288
Four figure Latitude: 52.4488052
Four figure longitude: 1.1182706
1:25K map: TM1288
1:10K map: TM18NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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