NMS-23D3E9: Bronze Age unidentified object

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-23D3E9

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

Undated but ancient octagonal-sectioned gold bar, very slightly expanded at the complete blunt end, irregular at the other end as if cut several times and then broken, the break partially granular and unworn. Surviving length 20mm. Maximum diameter at the complete end 7mm. Weight 8.9g. Perhaps Bronze Age. See NMS-CE16B3 for similar undated gold fragments which were found at a nearby site.

Finder's ref: AB337

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2016T71


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa 701 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Weight: 8.9 g
Diameter: 7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th November 2015 - Thursday 19th November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60440
Other reference: NMD012016
Treasure case number: 2016T71

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Deopham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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