BERK-C6A5F0: Post-medieval dress fastener: Hooked tag

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Unique ID: BERK-C6A5F0

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A very worn and incomplete cast copper alloy dress fastener (hooked tag) dating to the post-medieval epriod. The hooked tag is of Read's (2008) Class E Type 3 - having a sub-circular body depiciting a human bust, possibly of classical design, within a rounded frame. The attachment loop is broken and missing and at the opposing end the hook is incomplete. All elements of this hooked tag are very worn. For comparison see Read (2008) p92-94.

Class: E3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.2 mm
Width: 11.6 mm
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2017.198

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Figurative
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Waterstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6405
Four figure Latitude: 51.74005975
Four figure longitude: -1.07452002
1:25K map: SP6405
1:10K map: SP60NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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