YORYM-C11D42: Medieval : Vessel Rim

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-C11D42

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy vessel of medieval date. The fragment is part of the rim of a probable cooking vessel. The rim is D-shaped in section and tapers to the body of the vessel which has a rectangular section. The breaks around the edge of the rim are worn. Both the internal and external surfaces are flat, smooth and undecorated.
The metal is a dark greenish-black colour and is slightly worn. The fragment is 38.5mm long, 25.8mm wide,5.8mm thick and weighs 15.7g.
While it is not possible to allocate this fragment to a specific type Geake, p.45 suggests a mid 13th to 16th century date for cooking vessels.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.5 mm
Width: 25.8 mm
Thickness: 5.8 mm
Weight: 15.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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: Selby (District)
To be known as: North Duffield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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