|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Middle Saxon or Late Saxon copper alloy tweezers|
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.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 85 83|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
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 .
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM), 19 August 1991.
S. Margeson (NCM), 19 August 1991.
- FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
- TWEEZERS (Middle Saxon to Late Saxon - 651 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status - none
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