LANCUM-57DB84: LANCUM-57DB84: Medieval lead ampulla

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Unique ID: LANCUM-57DB84

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Medieval cast lead-alloy pilgrim's ampulla. Only the main body remains; neck and handles are missing. The ampulla displays moulded decoration on both sides, but it does not appear to be the T for Thomas the Becket or the W for Walsinham. One side is decorated with a triangle with two chevrons inside and the other with a sunburst motive with (possible) an initial in the centre.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1350
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.13 mm
Width: 32.88 mm
Thickness: 7.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
To be known as: Yorkshire Dales

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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