SOM-EF9711: Lead weight (Probably)

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: SOM-EF9711

Object type certainty: Probably
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A lead weight (probably). A rectangular bar of lead, which may have been used as a weight. The sides taper in a little from the base to the top. There are numerious scratches and dents but no sign of a purposeful marking. Date unknown.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.35 mm
Width: 13.88 mm
Thickness: 10.03 mm
Weight: 27.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2007

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Madeleine Knibb
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Corfe Rally Reference 671

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
To be known as: Corfe Castle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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