YORYM-2AD3B2: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel

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Unique ID: YORYM-2AD3B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy pot leg, from a bronze pot or cauldron, dating to the medieval to post-medieval period. The object has a retangular section at the base and a triangular section at the sides. It has a slightly curving centre with a central ridge running vertically down the centre. It measures 33.7mm in length, 22.2mm in width and 12.9mm in depth and weighs 41.9g. The object has a light greenish-brown patina. The object is in a good condition with a worn break across the top.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.7 mm
Width: 22.2 mm
Thickness: 12.9 mm
Weight: 41.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
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: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: NABURN

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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