YORYM-F85727: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-F85727

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy vessel of medieval to post-medieval date. The fragment is part of the leg of a cooking vessel. The leg has a flat base and a slightly curved, upright back. The foot is wide, with two ridges up the front, resembling claws.
The metal is a dark greenish-brown colour and is slightly worn and pitted. The fragment weighs 65g.
These vessels date from 1350-1850 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 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.9 mm
Width: 33.1 mm
Weight: 65 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wilberfoss

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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