NMS-300286: Middle Bronze Age Finger Ring

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Unique ID: NMS-300286

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete Middle Bronze Age copper alloy finger ring formed from a coiled pointed-oval sectioned bar. The intact end is narrowed and rounded. One and a half coils remain. External diameter 18 - 19.5mm. Width and thickness of bar 4.5 and 1.6mm. Cf. Smith 1959, GB 47 no.5 and SUSS-C5D042. c.1600 - c.1000 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1600 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd July 2013 - Monday 14th October 2013

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 17600
Other reference: SB112013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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: Barton Bendish (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7206
Four figure Latitude: 52.62451184
Four figure longitude: 0.53966199
1:25K map: TF7206
1:10K map: TF70NW
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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