SUSS-314982: Medieval to Post-medieval : Vessel leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SUSS-314982

Object type certainty: Certain
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A leg fragment from a Bronze (copper-alloy) vessel, from the Late Medieval or Post-Medieval period. The fragment may have been part of a cauldron or a plate/dish. The leg flares out slightly towards the foot, there is a raised ridge running down the centre of the leg. The surface of this leg has a dark green patina. The broken edges are all slightly worn.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: FLO Teaching Collection
Subsequent action after recording:

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1350
Date to: AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 70.96 mm
Width: 52.21 mm
Thickness: 25.95 mm
Weight: 318 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ruth Hutchinson
Identified by: Ruth Hutchinson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLO Teaching Collection #0023

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: Hooe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: FLO Teaching Collection
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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