DUR-F62008: miniature axehead- DUR-F62008

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AXEHEAD

Unique ID: DUR-F62008

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy miniature axehead, possibly Roman in date.

It is triangular in plan, with a narrowed handle. It is thin in cross section, with the blade and the end of the handle being the thinnest parts.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.36 mm
Width: 24.85 mm
Thickness: 3.67 mm
Weight: 10.3 g

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shipton Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8543
Four figure Latitude: 53.876247
Four figure longitude: -0.708592
1:25K map: SE8543
1:10K map: SE84SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Audit data

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

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