NMS-9ABF56: Early Medieval hooked tag

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: NMS-9ABF56

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Middle or Late Anglo-Saxon copper alloy hooked tag. Undecorated shield-shaped plate with straight top and curved sides. Two rounded projecting lugs with circular perforations for attachment, one of which is broken. Double moulded collar at the springing of the short complete sharp hook. Length 24.5mm. Width 13mm. Read (2008) Class E type 1. 700-1100 AD.

Class: Read Class E, Type 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.5 mm
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 1.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th January 2014 - Thursday 16th January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE
Secondary identifier: Dr Helen Geake

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58460
Other reference: GCMB

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Near Castle Acre

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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