ESS-3D6821: Cast Copper Alloy Sheet Fragment

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Unique ID: ESS-3D6821

Object type certainty: Probably
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Cast copper alloy fragment, probably from the wall of a vessel. All of the edges of this fragment are broken and abraded. The fragment also appears to be beginning to split down the centre. The fragment is slighly curved. Both faces are plain and undecorated but the concave face is much smoother than the outer face which is pitted. The sheet has a dark green colour with mid green and green brown corrosion around the breaks.

It is 49.4mm long, 37mm wide and 1.85mm thick. It weighs 22.34g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49.4 mm
Width: 37 mm
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 22.34 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Marshall
Identified by: Mr Michael Marshall

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 6246

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Much Hadham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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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Updated: 8 years ago

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