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HARNESS HOOK

Unique ID: NMS-4D1885

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete medieval gilt copper alloy harness mount, a bar with one end broken. At the other end an elongated lobe lies next to a rivet hole around which the front face is entirely obscured by corroded iron. The remainder consists of three rectangular bosses, their flat tops decorated with cross-hatched engraving, and of two short lengths of triangular section with a chamfered apex. Cf. SF-B7F806 and NMS-9E1DA7. A few specks of gilding survive. Extant length 40.5mm. Width 9.5mm. Thickness 2.8mm. 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.5 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st October 2011 - Monday 31st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 55139
Other reference: PB042014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Stow Bedon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9696
Four figure Latitude: 52.52660284
Four figure longitude: 0.88786309
1:25K map: TL9696
1:10K map: TL99NE
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: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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