LVPL-AC6245: Cast bronze object of uncertain function and date.

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-AC6245

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast bronze object of uncertain function and date. It is rectangular in plan and in cross-section. It is very regular and has two wedge shaped indentations on either side of the object. A shallow leaf-shaped depression is in the centre of the object and runs between the indentations. Striations run along the lenght of the object on either side of the depression. The lower surface is flat. The function of the object is unknown. It has a dark mottled black patina.

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.4 mm
Width: 23.36 mm
Thickness: 5.49 mm
Weight: 27.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

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: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: NORTH YORKSHIRE

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: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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