NLM-0CD88B: Early Medieval net sinker

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NET SINKER

Unique ID: NLM-0CD88B

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Lead possible netsinker. A small tube made by the clenching of a thin [1mm] fragment of cast lead sheet around a former, possibly the selvedge of a net, of diameter 4mm. A lighter version of an object type represented by several other, and usually larger, weights. Patinated. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 750-850

Length: 27.8mm, Diameter: 6.9mm, Weight (with trapped soil): 6.32gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 750
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.8 mm
Weight: 6.32 g
Diameter: 6.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47421

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: near Stamford Bridge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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