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Unique ID: NMS-61D633

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval sheet copper alloy harness mount dating to the period c. AD 1100 - 1200. A rectangular plate with a rivet hole at each corner, one of which retains a domed-headed rivet. Projecting from the bottom edge is a bifurcated tab folded to accomodate a missing spindle.

Similar examples are illustrated in Ashley, S, 2002, p. 6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.7 mm
Width: 34.8 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th December 2016 - Saturday 25th February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 30992
Other reference: IND25022017JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8613
Four figure Latitude: 52.68275603
Four figure longitude: 0.75019016
1:25K map: TF8613
1:10K map: TF81SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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