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KNIFE

Unique ID: NMS-8A6C9D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval sheet copper alloy end-cap from a scale-tang knife, pointed and rolled over into a hook at one end and rounded at the other, with a small perforation punched through from the inner, rust stained face. Length 23mm. Width 7mm. cf. NMS-8739E4 and Cowgill et al. 1987, no. 123. 14th-15th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th January 2018 - Friday 7th December 2018

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: SB122018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
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: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 25 days ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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