SF-92B572: Nail

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NAIL

Unique ID: SF-92B572

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An assemblage of 4 iron nails of Roman to Post-Medieval date. They have a combined total weight of 24.48g.

1) It has a flat circular head. On the back face is an integrally cast stem. This is rectangular in section and tapers to a point. This nail measures 10.81mm in diameter, 18.83mm in length, 4.73mm in thickness, 2.21g in weight.

2) It has a flat circular head. On the back face is an integrally cast stem. This is rectangular in section and tapers to a point. This nail measures 22.94mm in diameter, 27.56mm in length, 6.67mm in thickness, 8.15g in weight.

3) It has a flat circular head. On the back face is an integrally cast stem. This is rectangular in section and tapers to a point. This nail measures 13.37mm in diameter, 31.85mm in length, 4.27mm in thickness, 3.22g in weight.

4) It has a flat circular head. On the back face is an integrally cast stem. This is rectangular in section and tapers to a point. This nail measures 17.06mm in diameter, 72.17mm in length, 7.32mm in thickness, 10.90g in weight.

These nails are similar to Mannings type 1B (Manning, 1985, p. 136, no. R90-92).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4
Weight: 24.48 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Identified by: Miss Gemma Stewart

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Ousden

Spatial coordinates


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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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