LVPL-A42E51: Cast copper alloy crotal bell

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BELL

Unique ID: LVPL-A42E51

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy crotal bell. The bell is spherical and comprises of two hemispherical domes. A raised median ridge seperates the two halves. There is an uneven square attachment loop at the top. It is undecorated and shows signs of corrosion.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.2 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Congleton

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: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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