SOM-0DB826: Medieval or Post Medieval Cooking Vessel

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Unique ID: SOM-0DB826

Object type certainty: Certain
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The leg of a cast copper alloy cooking vessel, either a cauldron, a posnet or a skillet, of medieval or post-medieval date. The leg measures 47mm by 43mm by 14mm and weighs 81g. It has a broadly rectangular cross-section. The exterior face has a central projecting vertical rib. The leg has parallel sides and curves forward slightly towards the base. 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 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 43 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 81 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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