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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: NMS-C83240

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Saxon copper alloy socketed hook from a strap distributor in rather abraded condition. It comprises a terminal ring socket with cruciform decoration moulded on the expanded upper part of the mouth socket. On the lower part of the mouth socket an integral perpendicular arm projects that terminates in a broken collared loop. Extant length 34mm. Width 18mm. 11th century. Two examples of such socketed hooks have been found in Lincolnshire (LIN-F29FC4) attached to a strap distributor comprising a convex disc with three evenly spaced circular holes.
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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Exactly AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014 - Wednesday 1st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60329
Other reference: E18731102014

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: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Knapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2933
Four figure Latitude: 52.84578253
Four figure longitude: 1.39918129
1:25K map: TG2933
1:10K map: TG23SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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