SOM-EAA9C4: Medieval or Post Medieval Cooking Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-EAA9C4

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An incomplete cast copper alloy foot from a cooking vessel such as a cauldron, posnet or skillet. The leg measures 24.3mm by 16.5mm by 15.3mm and weighs 22g. It has a D-shaped cross-section, with a flat back and curving exterior. There are two slight facets on the exterior surface.

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: 24.3 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 15.3 mm
Weight: 22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th July 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020303

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: Queen Camel

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: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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