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Unique ID: CAM-0DC387

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Anglo-Saxon copper alloy dress hook or 'hooked (tag) - fastener'. 8th - 9th century AD in date. The hook is in the form of a circular plate with two perforated attachment holes near the outer edge .The hook is slightly elongated and slightly tapered towards the end, with an overturned hook with part of the tip missing. No decoration on either the face or the reverse.


Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.41 mm
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 10.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Mildenhall & District Metal Detecting Club
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Little Wilbraham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5359
Four figure Latitude: 52.207987
Four figure longitude: 0.237727
1:25K map: TL5359
1:10K map: TL55NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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