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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: NMS-653728

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval copper alloy hooked tag with trapezoidal loop and trefoil or triple-bossed plate. The tip of the hook is missing. Read 2008, early post-medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class E, Type 5. Very close to ibid. no. 444, but with solid bosses. Extant length 28.7mm. Width 14.5mm. 16th century.

Found during excavation of foundations for a utility room and soakaway.

Class: Read 2008, early post-medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class E, Type 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.7 mm
Width: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th September 2015 - Sunday 13th September 2015

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 54202
Other reference: KLMD092015

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: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Snettisham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6833
Four figure Latitude: 52.86825218
Four figure longitude: 0.49444408
1:25K map: TF6833
1:10K map: TF63SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found during excavation of foundations for utility romm and soakaway.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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