KENT-B702EA: KENT-B702EA: Post Medieval dress hook

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Unique ID: KENT-B702EA

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Post Medieval copper alloy dress hook of Read's Class E, Type 8, Figurative. THe hook is one peice moulded relife in the shape of a convex scallop shell. . At the top of the dress hook is an uneven edge, presumably where where the trapezoid loop which has been broken off by an old break; at the bottom is a D sectioned hook. There are two circular rivets at the base of the shell of unknown functin. A similar example can be seen in Read, Page 115 ref 470

The hook is 29.2mm long, 13.9mm wide, 3.9mm thick and weighs 2.20 grams.

Class: Read's Class E, Type 8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.2 mm
Width: 13.9 mm
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Weight: 2.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Lyminge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1640
Four figure Latitude: 51.11855516
Four figure longitude: 1.08497369
1:25K map: TR1640
1:10K map: TR14SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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