BERK-98EFC8: Roman model of a foot

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Unique ID: BERK-98EFC8

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

A Roman lead model of a foot (AD43-410). The model has been made from a mould created from an impression of a foot. The model comprises the sole of the foot in three-dimensions. The lower surface is rough and uneven. Possibly a votive object associated with a healing shrine. Dimensions: length 275mm; width 113mm; thickness 15mm

Class: Figurative

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 275 mm
Width: 113 mm
Thickness: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Moulded
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Berkshire

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: Returned to finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 22nd August 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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