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RIVET

Unique ID: NMS-9461CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sheet copper alloy "paper-clip" rivet. Such objects were most commonly used for the repair of metal vessels. Most are likely to date to the medieval or post-medieval period, but some are earlier, such as examples from Late Saxon contexts at Flixborough (Rogers, N. in Evans and Loveluck 2009, 115-7). 28 x 12.5mm. c.1300 - c.1700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2016 - Monday 11th July 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 16297
Other reference: KLMD072016

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Heacham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6837
Four figure Latitude: 52.9041754
Four figure longitude: 0.49650785
1:25K map: TF6837
1:10K map: TF63NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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