LVPL-FF4852: Unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-FF4852

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

Cast copper alloy incomplete object dating from the Bronze Age to the Roman period, 2150-410. The object is rectangular in plan and curved in profile. The object thickens towards each edge which has a wide lip. The outer edge is 9.02mm thick while the object is 2.39mm thick at the centre. The inner surface of the object is a smooth mid green while the outer surface is rough and uneven and has a dark green patina. The function of the object is uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.91 mm
Width: 53.96 mm
Thickness: 9.02 mm
Weight: 88.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ewloe

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
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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