Record Details

NHER Number:28612
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon or Late Saxon copper alloy tweezers

Summary

Metal detecting at this location in 1991 recovered a pair of Middle/Late Saxon copper alloy tweezers. These were decorated with ring-and-dot stamps on both the front and back.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 85 83
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1991. Metal detecting.
Copper alloy tweezers with expanded arms, and a single-contoured border. Probably 9th century. Decorated on one face with seven ring-and-dot stamps forming a cross, on the other with five ring-and-dots
Polaroid taken by NCM.
Held by Thetford Museum, formerly by member of the public [1].
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 19 August 1991.
S. Margeson (NCM), 19 August 1991.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NCM Polaroid.

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