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KNIFE

Unique ID: NMS-7DF479

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy shoulder bolster from a medieval to post-medieval whittle-tang knife, cf. Read 2016, no. 645, length 11mm, width 17.4mm, thickness 10.5mm. The tang aperture measures 8.5 x 4.5mm. Mid 14th - 16th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 10.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Friday 8th December 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25765
Other reference: IND08012018JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7123
Four figure Latitude: 52.77750198
Four figure longitude: 0.53373441
1:25K map: TF7123
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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