DUR-7B58D5: Spindle whorl- DUR-7B58D5

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-7B58D5

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

Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl.

It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical and has relief decoration on both sides in the form of a sunburst, with the hole as the centre and the rays coming out.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 12.3 mm
Weight: 41.8 g
Diameter: 27.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dunnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6652
Four figure Latitude: 53.959885
Four figure longitude: -0.995597
1:25K map: SE6652
1:10K map: SE65SE
Grid reference source: From 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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