SUR-3B61B4: Late Iron Age to early Roman cosmetic pestle

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COSMETIC PESTLE

Unique ID: SUR-3B61B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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An copper-alloy pestle from a Late Iron Age to Roman cosmetic pestle and mortar set. The end-looped pestle has a large loop and a rod with a sharply tapering point. Beneath the junction of the loop and the rod is a semi-circular cut-out.

Class: End-looped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54.73 mm
Width: 16.02 mm
Weight: 8.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 07.222

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9848
Four figure Latitude: 51.222793
Four figure longitude: -0.598046
1:25K map: SU9848
1:10K map: SU94NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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