YORYM-FE2B02: Uncertain Date : Nail

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NAIL

Unique ID: YORYM-FE2B02

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

A complete cast lead nail of uncertain date. The nail has a flattened circular head and square sectioned shaft. The shaft tapers to a worn point which is slightly bent.
The metal is a mid greyish-brown colour and is worn. The nail is 46.3mm long, 11.1mm in diameter at the head and weighs 13.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.3 mm
Weight: 13.6 g
Diameter: 11.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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)
To be known as: Strensall

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Monday 6th February 2012
Updated: Thursday 3rd July 2014

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