KENT-202607: unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: KENT-202607

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy unidentified object of uncertain date, probably medieval or post medieval.

Description

The object resembles a finial with a rounded waisted terminal, slightly flattened on one side. It has a narrow slot running through its longitudinal axis, one end of which has ferric corrosion products.

Measurements

length 20.58mm, width 11.71mm, thickness 8.42mm, weight 7.52g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.58 mm
Width: 11.71 mm
Thickness: 8.42 mm
Weight: 7.52 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Stockbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8261
Four figure Latitude: 51.31899105
Four figure longitude: 0.6103993
1:25K map: TQ8261
1:10K map: TQ86SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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