WAW-319644: Unidentified object of uncertain date

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Unique ID: WAW-319644

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

An incomplete worn unidentified object, possibly a knife handle of uncertain date. The handle is incomplete, a complete although slightly worn loop survives at the tip. The main body is square in cross section which tapers towards the old break. Internally there is a circular shaped perforation.

The artefact is 44.4mm in length, 10.9mm thick and weighs 16.9 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.4 mm
Width: 10.9 mm
Weight: 16.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4309

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bicton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4551
Four figure Latitude: 53.053412
Four figure longitude: -2.821993
1:25K map: SJ4551
1:10K map: SJ45SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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