SOM-2E47B8: Medieval or Post Medieval Cooking Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-2E47B8

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A cast copper alloy leg from a cooking vessel of medieval or post-medieval date. The leg measures 41.3mm by 68.6mm by 45mm and weighs 242g. It has a trapezoidal cross-section with three vertical linear mouldings on the external face. It would have been one of three on a complete vessel.

Class: Cooking

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.3 mm
Width: 68.6 mm
Thickness: 45 mm
Weight: 242 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020233

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Ilminster

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

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