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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SF-DC38F6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete lead spindle whorl which could date from the Roman to the post medieval period as the form of spindle whorls changes little through time. It is circular in plan measuring 30mm in diameter with a circular central perforation, 12mm in diameter. The whorl has one flat face and one rounded face and is 10mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 47.64 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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