AMPULLA

Unique ID: KENT3744

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Lead pilgrim's ampulla, with quatrefoil floral motif. Lugs broken, but otherwise complete and more or less undamaged. Medieval, probably 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Length: 51 mm
Width: 30 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Michael Lewis - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Michael Lewis - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

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

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Shepway
To be known as: KENT BROOKLAND

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Unknown[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 28th August 2001
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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