YORYM-3437B1: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-3437B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A large cast copper alloy pot leg, from a large bronze vessel - like a cauldron. The leg in long and wide and rectangular in shape. It has a raised spine down the vertical centre of the leg. The leg widens to form the bulbous foot, which is flat. The flat angle of the foot makes the leg sit at a 45 degree angle. The pitted in corroded and is a mid greenish-brown.

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: 65.7 mm
Width: 38.7 mm
Thickness: 19.8 mm
Weight: 129 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th October 2009

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: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Allerthorpe

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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