ESS-7781B2: ESS-7781B2 medieval vessel leg

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Unique ID: ESS-7781B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval cast copper alloy vessel leg. It is sub-rectangular in plan, expanding in width and thickness towwards the foot. It has a 'D' shaped cross section. There is a worn break at the apex of the leg. It is 20.06mm long, 14.62mm wide, 6.16mm thick expanding to 21.46mm wide, 10.37mm thick. It weighs 19.40 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.06 mm
Weight: 19.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6168

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Nowton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8761
Four figure Latitude: 52.215471
Four figure longitude: 0.73586
1:25K map: TL8761
1:10K map: TL86SE
Grid reference source: From 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: ESS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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