YORYM-9FF0D2: Medieval to post-medieval : Vessel Fragment

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-9FF0D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy vessel of medieval to post-medieval date. The fragment is part of the rim of a probable cooking vessel such as a cauldron or skillet. The rim is roughly rectangular in shape and cross-section with an irregular thickness. The vessel is smooth and turning marks can be seen on both faces of the object. The breaks around the rim fragment are very worn.
The metal is a mid brownish-green colour and is worn. The fragment is 70.9mm long, 19.4mm wide, 1.7mm thick and weighs 15.5g.

Class: Rim

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 70.9 mm
Width: 19.4 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 15.5 g

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Driffield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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