YORYM-0D4310: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-0D4310

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast copper alloy pot leg from a large bronze vessel.
The pot leg would have come off of a large cauldron or similar. The front and back of the pot leg are flat. The front features two heavy duty, but crude ‘claws’. The claws are angular, but extend upwards into two rounded lobes. The metal is a mid greenish-brown and the metal is pitted.
 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.9 mm
Width: 31.1 mm
Thickness: 29.3 mm
Weight: 101 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Westow

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: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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