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TWEEZERS

Unique ID: NMS-C1719A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Bent and incomplete pair of Early Saxon copper alloy tweezers, broken below missing loop, end of blade inturned. Decoration on the face consists of two groups of three engraved transverse lines set at both ends of chamfered sides on the upper part of the arm, below which the sides of the blades are bordered by multiple punched dots. Width, expands from 6mm at the break to 9mm at inturned terminal. Extant length (unbent) 50.5mm. 1.3mm thick. c.450-c.550 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50.5 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 3.94 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th March 2019 - Thursday 14th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63182
Other reference: ENMD032019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Foulsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0325
Four figure Latitude: 52.78438563
Four figure longitude: 1.00873576
1:25K map: TG0325
1:10K map: TG02NW
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: NMS
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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