YORYM-E76D64: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel Leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-E76D64

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

A fragment of a cast copper alloy vessel of medieval date. The fragment is part of the leg of a probable cooking vessel. The leg is rectangular in section and tapers from the base of the foot up to the worn break. The leg fragment is undecorated.
The metal is a dark greenish-brown colour and is slightly worn and pitted. The fragment weighs 64g.
These vessels date from the mid 13th to 16th century and would have been used as a cooking vessel.

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 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 64 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Rachel Mort
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: 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: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: New Earswick

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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