SF9043: Unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: SF9043

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Unidentified object made from lead alloy. It consists of an oval plate, one face with rounded edges and ?hammer marks, and one face flat with oblique grooves and striations. Cast onto the latter face is an asymmetric cross, each arm also with longitudinal striations which cross in the centre. Date and function unknown.

Chronology

Broad period:

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: STETCHWORTH

Spatial coordinates


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: SF
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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