SOMDOR-1DD442: Medieval or Post Medieval Cooking Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SOMDOR-1DD442

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete leg from a cast copper alloy cooking vessel of medieval or post-medieval date. The leg measures 45.9mm in length, 31.8mm in width and 14.2mm in thickness. It weighs 73g. The cross-section is a long oval with slightly pointed ends. The back appears to have three slight facets (although one side is damaged) and the front appears to have a low and wide vertical rib in its centre. The break is concave. The leg would have been one of three on the complete vessel.

Class: Cooking Vessel
Sub class: Leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.9 mm
Width: 31.8 mm
Thickness: 14.2 mm
Weight: 73 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th February 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021405

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Spetisbury

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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