FIGURINE

Unique ID: LANCUM-169CC6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead alloy phallic figurine probably dating to the Roman period. The figure is very roughly cast and is very stylised with simple circular indented eyes with eyebrows, virtually no nose and an indented line for a mouth.. The figure has a flat stomach and the upper body appears to have the remains of a tunic with damage to the hem and the lower half is naked with a very exaggerated erect phallus. The figure is 60cm long, 40cm wide and the weight is 93.7g. The figure has similarities with LEIC-C96B33 although it is much larger.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Length: 60 mm
Width: 40 mm
Weight: 93.7 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Lead alloy phallic figurine probably dating to the Romano-British period.

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Rochdale
District: Rochdale
To be known as: HEYWOOD

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 8th February 2011
Updated: Tuesday 22nd February 2011

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