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Record ID: SOMDOR-326814
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy VESSEL. A cast copper alloy decorative pouring spout in the shape of a dog’s head. The spout emerges from the mouth, is circular in section and has an internal diameter of 6.12mm. The head has vertically projecting ears that run down the sides of the head which are oval in shape. The head has a prominent brow and a ridge running along its length. The eyes are slightly recessed. The underside of the dog’s head is flat. The spout is narrowed behind the head (neck) which slopes downwards at an angle of about 45 degrees, the top half of this extended neck is open where it …
Created on: Monday 28th February 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-36FE24
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy brooch. Annular flared brooch with decorative elements to each side. D-sectioned frame. It has a deep,collared recess at one side which would have once contained a stone of some description. Opposite on the other side of the frame is an ovoid projection with a central groove on the front. There is incised line decoration around inner face of frame, recess and on edges of protrusion. The frame is narrowed for a pin attachment which would have been at right angles to the projection. The recess lies at 12 'O' clock, the pin recess at 3 'O' clock and the projection at 6 'O' cl…
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-36CEA8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Possible As of the late 2nd to 3rd century. Illegible.
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-368477
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Nummus of the House of Constantine
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-354926
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Halfgroat of Elizabeth I. First issue.
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-34BBB1
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy steelyard weight. Leaded bronze. Part of a sub-spherical weight. It is decorated with three shields containing a lion rampant, the arms of Poitou and a band of incised lines around the top. The base has been sheared off probably by the plough. Inside is an iron ring slightly smaller than the circumference of the weight. This was possibly used together with the lead to give the object it's weight. Surviving height:41.60mm. Max diameter:60.97mm
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-3463F4
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Lead and iron handle. Possibly a small furniture handle. It has an iron wire core with a moulded lead surround at one end. It is circular sectioned with a central projection and pellets around. The object tapers back from a ridge. This area is fluted. Length:28.27mm. Front diameter: 11.45mm
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-340F46
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy buckle frame with sword belt hanger. Half only survives. It is a double looped frame with a lip and loop projecting from the centre bar at right angles to the frame. The bar is narrowed from the frame. The outer edge of the remaining loop is recessed. There is a circular recess opposite the lip with flanking tapering elongate recesses following a line of frame ridges. The loop is circular.
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-334C81
Object type: HOOKED TAG
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy hooked tag. Triangular tag tapering to a small hook. The wide top of the triangular plate has three circular pierced holes. There is one at each corner. The corners are broken. The other hole is in the centre. The edge is scalloped. There is a slight knop at the top of the D-sectioned hook. The hook is pointed and thicker than the plate. The hook is bent out of shape about two-thirds of the way up.
Created on: Thursday 13th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-BAD4B7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy rectangular double loop buckle. Sword belt hanger. It has a transverse rectangular suspension loop projecting from the outer of the long edge. This is at the mid point making it either side of the centre bar. The front has slightly champfered edges. The back is plain. There is a double notch on one short side as a pin rest.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-BA6224
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy thimble. Heavy duty, domed, closed type. It is straight sided and slightly pointed. It has a thickened rim with a groove above it. There is a fold in the rim indicating that this was made by a process of stamping and hammering. The indentations are hand stamped in a spiral all over the surface. There is no blank area on the dome. The indentations are uneven in size and depth. They show through inside around the dome.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B96640
Object type: AMPULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Lead pilgrim's ampulla. It has a long slightly flaring neck with a hanging loop each side. The neck is very bent and broken especially on the reverse. Below this is the rounded element. The obverse has a cast line quatrefoil. The upper petal is longer than the others. All have a central longitudinal line. The upper one has a chevron pointing to the centre. The left and right have the same but with a pellet inside each, in the space created on the inside of the chevron. The lower one has a chevron pointing away from the centre with a pellet above each bar. The reverse has a pointed shie…
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B66365
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers
Copper alloy Polden Hill derivative Roman brooch. It is broken below the mid point of the bow. It has long wings which are semi-cylindrical.These are open at the back making the tightly coiled spring mechanism visible. This is coiled around a copper alloy axis bar which is secured in holes at the ends of the wings. The chord of the spring pin passes through a pierced rounded projection at the head of the bow, above the wings. This is placed centrally with a raised tapering ridge projecting down the bow and framed by two ridges forming a triangle around it. At either edge of the bow is …
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B63574
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy clothes fastener. Sub-circular openwork panel with pellet framing. It has a rectangular loop pointed backward hook. The decoration on the front panel is raised. The openwork centre is formed from circular holes around a roughly cruciform design with a central pellet. The back is flat and undecorated.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B54827
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy brooch. Plate brooch. 'Wheel'brooch. Fragment of narrow, circular felloe or outer frame. There is a central lozenge plate with a short spoke from each point, four in total, to the felloe. There is a small lug on the outer edge of the felloe at each spoke. Only one spoke remains. The central plate has an incised circle. Inside this is a concentric band of dots, inside which is the stub of a central boss. The back is flat and undecorated with a small catchplate behind the spoke.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B50613
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy button with traces of gilt. Domed button. It is made of sheet metal which which has been folded in four pointed leaves possibly over a solid core, forming a saltire aperture at the front. The back is undecorated and has a sub-circular scar where the shank was attatched, which was iron. The back is square in shape.
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-B4A103
Object type: SPUR
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy rowel spur. Missing rowel. The sides taper to the terminals and are D-section with a convex outer surface and slight ridge around the inner surface. There is grooved rectilinear cross moulding in front of heart shaped double looped terminals. Each terminal has one loop filled with iron corrosion from the rivet. There is a corresponding rivet on each side. The neck is short and circular sectioned. It tapers slightly towards a moulded ridge around the terminal. Straight necked. The rowel box is short. The rowel is broken off. There is much iron corrosion around the end of th…
Created on: Friday 7th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-90B3C6
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Fragment of copper alloy strap fitting. Small zoomorphic head with a short length of shaft from the back. The head is fox-like with the nose,eyes and small ears visible. From behind the ears the object narrows into a straight shaft at the end of which are the remains of a rivet hole. The object is broken at this point. It is possibly part of a small strap-end with a separate, riveted plate. Possibly a belt mount.
Created on: Wednesday 5th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-908ED6
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy four-way strap-junction. Cruciform shape. It is equal armed with each arm ending in an oval loop. The arms are all broken except one that is nearly complete. The arms are narrow and d-section. They join to a sub-circular central boss. Attatched to this by a central rivet is a large sub-rectangular knob. The top is slightly domed.
Created on: Wednesday 5th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SOMDOR-8F18B1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated
Copper alloy object. Probably a pot leg. It is arrow shaped protruding from a slightly curved lump of copper alloy. Possibly one of tripod legs from a cooking pot. Very pitted possibly through cleaning.
Created on: Wednesday 5th May 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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