BH-8444F4: Undated lead-alloy bead

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Unique ID: BH-8444F4

Object type certainty: Probably
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A lead-alloy object which is probably a bead. This object could date from the Bronze Age to post-medieval period. It is roughly conical, with uneven sides and a vertical central hole. It measures 15.8mm wide by 7.6mm high and weighs 7.74g.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2000 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 15.8 mm
Thickness: 7.6 mm
Weight: 7.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/187 - 83

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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