SF7607: VESSEL leg

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Unique ID: SF7607

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper-alloy vessel leg, pentagonal in section. It tapers from 10 mm wide and 13 mm thick at the top to 7 mm wide and 10 mm thick at the 'ankle', where it turns to form a foot. There is a ridge across the two front faces of the 'ankle'. There is a deep void in the broken top. Total surviving length, 45 mm. These legs can be from ewers (jugs for holding water) or from skillets (saucepans with three legs).

Sub class: leg


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 31.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2001

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: GREAT GLEMHAM

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

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