SF8389: drop handle VESSEL

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Unique ID: SF8389

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Probable drop handle from a chafing dish or similar vessel. It consists of a bar, pentagonal in cross-section, which flares slightly towards an obtuse angle. Beyond the angle the cross-section changes to more oval. Both ends are broken (old breaks). The pentagonal-section length has lots of filemarks. Perhaps related to the handle lug sf1099/8388.

Sub class: drop handle


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1300
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 10.05 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 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: Ipswich (District)
To be known as: IPSWICH

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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