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RIVET

Unique ID: NMS-C2B031

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete 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). Extant length 11mm. Width 11mm. 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: 11 mm
Width: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Monday 12th December 2016

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40016
Other reference: SB022017

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Narford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7713
Four figure Latitude: 52.68576853
Four figure longitude: 0.61720198
1:25K map: TF7713
1:10K map: TF71SE
What3Words: pixies.ambitions.ordering
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Friday 17th March 2017
Updated: Friday 17th March 2017

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