YORYM-E71FD7: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel Leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-E71FD7

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 such as a skillet. The leg has a central raised ridge with a pointed D-shaped section and widens slightly towards one end. The breaks are worn and pitted.
While it is not possible to allocate this fragment to a specific a mid 13th to 16th century date is generally accepted for cooking vessels.

The metal has a mid blackish-brown patina and is slightly worn. The fragment is 31.5mm long, 22.6mm wide, 16.1mm thick and weighs 36.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.5 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 16.1 mm
Weight: 36.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Bridlington Quay Metal Detecting Club Luttons Rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Luttons

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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