DENO-281EF3: bell with chunk missing

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Unique ID: DENO-281EF3

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Incomplete cast copper alloy clapper bell. Domed bell, casting line running from side to side; integrally cast circular (possibly pentagonal with curved angles?) suspension loop at apex with faint double groove running transversely across it at its junction with the bell on one side only; raised ridge running around base c.3mm from edge. Chunk missing out of one side. No trace of clapper or its means of attachment. Mid grey-green patina. Length (height) 35.5mm, diameter 34.5mm, thickness of metal at rim variable 1.9mm-2.1mm, weight 24.50g. (loop reminiscent of seal matrices).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.5 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 24.5 g
Diameter: 34.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd May 2008 - Wednesday 31st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Patricia Davidson
Identified by: Ms Patricia Davidson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E6154

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Fulletby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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