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BELL

Unique ID: NMS-7EBB97

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval gilt copper alloy pendent rumbler bell. The suspension loop is elongated with a drilled perforation below the rounded top. Of rectangular cross-section it thickens but narrows to the globular body, the lower part of which consists of four cut and tightly infolded 'petals'. The pea is not visible. Two small patches of gilding remain. Cf. an example from Westbury, Milton Keynes (Ivens et al. 1995, fig. 152, no. 54). Height 28.7mm. Diameter 11.3 - 12.7mm. 13th - 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 28.7 mm
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th October 2016 - Monday 14th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59938
Other reference: KLMD112016

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Sedgeford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7237
Four figure Latitude: 52.90291142
Four figure longitude: 0.55591911
1:25K map: TF7237
1:10K map: TF73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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