SUSS-93DE63: Unknown : Ring

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Unique ID: SUSS-93DE63

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

A cast copper alloy ring, with a thick D-shaped section. There are no markings on the exterior or the interior of the finger ring. No joint is visible. There is a indistinct circumferential rib running around the centre of the hoop. The copper alloy is a mid greyish-green colour, and it is heavily pitted. This ring is of uncertain date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Post 2150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 5.6 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 6.1 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: Long Man

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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