PUBLIC-CBB7A0: elongated lead weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: PUBLIC-CBB7A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Hollow, elongated lead alloy weight. The weight was crudely formed by rolling a piece of flat lead, and was probably designed to hang around a cord or thread. The weight is oval in cross-section and a shallow sub-oval in plan. White patina.

26.9mm long, 11.2mm wide.

Weight 9.1g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.9 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Weight: 9.1 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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