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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Iron flesh-hook; tanged and two-pronged.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 9thC-10thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 57 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Part of a large loosely associated group from one site.Bibliography:

    Edwards, B. J. N., 2002. A Group of Pre-Conquest Metalwork from Asby Winderwath Common. Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Third Series, Volume II, pp. 111-144

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Found by Mr Wilson and companions using metal-detectors and shown to the Keeper of Archaeology at Scunthorpe Muesum, K. Leahy who forwarded details to the British Museum.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Iron flesh-hook; tanged and two-pronged.



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