VESSEL

Unique ID: SF-43C553

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy Medieval vessel handle fragment. It is approximately rectangular with an oval section, tapering to its terminal which is curved downward. the opposite terminal is incomplete due to old breaks. The handle is smooth from wear, and measures 42.66mm in length, 19.13mm in width at its incomplete edge, 8.5mm in width at its tip, and varies in thickness from 4.35mm to 10.45mm. It weighs 38.26g.

This fragment was found in association with SF-439B77, and other copper alloy fragments were also noted by the finder at the same findspot.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Length: 42.66 mm
Weight: 38.26 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Babergh
To be known as: Milden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Monday 16th January 2012
Updated: Monday 16th January 2012

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