DUR-CE9A94: Jet bead- DUR-CE9A94

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Unique ID: DUR-CE9A94

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Jet bead, of uncertain date.

It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular hole. The edges are rounded.

Lindsay Allason-Jones of Newcastle University has looked at this item and confirmed that it is jet. However she comments that it is impossible to date a generic bead of this type when found out of context, it could have been made in any time from the Bronze Age onwards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.02 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.05 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Lindsay Allason-Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Jet or Shale
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Sigston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4194
Four figure Latitude: 54.339914
Four figure longitude: -1.370889
1:25K map: SE4194
1:10K map: SE49SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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