YORYM-954C63: Roman or medieval : Pot repair

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-954C63

Object type certainty: Certain
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A large lead pot repair. The object is formed from a solid disc of lead which has been shaped around the hole in a ceramic pot. Remains of ceramic material can be seen on the edges of the mend. Is it possible that this mend was used to repair a Roman vessel, in the medieval period. As they were most commonly used in the medieval period.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 74.7 mm
Width: 57.1 mm
Thickness: 14.7 mm
Weight: 227 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Molescroft

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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