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Unique ID: SF6253

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Fragment of a lava quern. Maximum 24mm thick. Grooved on both faces - intervals c. 8mm on one face, 12mm on the other. Unusually thin for a Roman quern so more likely medieval - but these not usually dressed on both faces.


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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 82 mm
Thickness: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
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Materials and construction

Primary material: Igneous rock
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK STUSTON

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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