SOMDOR-5A6882: Medieval Leg Vessel

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-5A6882

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

A cast copper alloy leg from a posnet or skillet and dating from the 13th-17th century. The leg is thin and flat (sub-rectangular section) with a rounded foot. It is approximately 36mm long.

Class: leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2006

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr John Davey
Identified by: Mr Brian Read

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: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Toller Down

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Toller metal detecting rally
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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