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SF-3F2A0F: Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) to Medieval hooked tag.

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: SF-3F2A0F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) to Medieval hooked tag, dating to AD 600-1150. It consists of an oval plate which has two attachement circular holes close to one edge and a tapering protrusion on the opposite edge; the latter is all that survives of the hook. The front face is decorated with a series of concentric raised annuli. In the centre of the plate there is a circular hole. The edges are damaged.

It belongs to Read's Class A, Type 2 (2008, as p. 15, no. 62).

Length: 14.03 mm

Width: 10.20 mm

Thickness: 1.05 mm

Weight:0.25 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 600
Date to: Circa AD 1150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.03 mm
Width: 10.2 mm
Thickness: 1.05 mm
Weight: 0.25 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th November 2016

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 064
Other reference: Finder's reference SS16 007

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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