DUR-C6F994: DUR-C6F994

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-C6F994

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead Medieval spindle whorl.

It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which. It is worn and has the raised pattern is not clear.

Notes:

Bankhead no. 280

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 34.5 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Other reference numbers

Other reference: No. 280

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2742
Four figure Latitude: 54.7722
Four figure longitude: -1.581826
1:25K map: NZ2742
1:10K map: NZ24SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Whilst diving in the River Wear
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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