KENT-6E5FE6: KENT6E5FE6a Handle

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VESSEL

Unique ID: KENT-6E5FE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy flagon or jug, very badly damaged by plough action. The base and lower half of the vessel were found in situ in a shallow pit, whilst fragments of the upper half and the handle were found in the plough soil. The terminal of the handle depicts a human face.

Notes:

Possibly an accessory vessel for a cremation. Dimensions of handle- l.135mm, w.69mm, t.17mm. Dimensions of base- d.75mm, t.16mm, weight 123.8g. PFU/03/2 & 5/FIND 1

Class: Flagon

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: FLO
Subsequent action after recording:

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 110 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Diameter: 145 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th May 2003 - Monday 2nd June 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Figurative
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
To be known as: Upstreet

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Discovered over course of several days by Graham Healy and Norman Goodman
Current location: FLO
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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