SOM-F02A52: Post Medieval Vessel fragment

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Unique ID: SOM-F02A52

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

A fragment of a copper alloy vessel of probable post-medieval date. It is difficult to be certain if this is a rim or a base fragment. It is possibly a piece of a base from a pedestal footed vessel. It has a curved outer edge with a groove and ridge around the circumference. The vessel is thinned considerably from the edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.52 mm
Width: 13.27 mm
Thickness: 2.66 mm
Weight: 3.82 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 Castle Rally Reference 531

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: 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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