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
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 410
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy

Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

LANCUM-169CC6: Lead alloy phallic figurine probably dating to the Romano-British period.

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rochdale (Metropolitan District)
District: Rochdale (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: HEYWOOD

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Tuesday 8th February 2011
Updated: Tuesday 22nd February 2011 by Stuart Noon

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