NMGW-E32E36: Bowl (from above)

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Unique ID: NMGW-E32E36

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete worked sandstone bowl probably of Early Medieval or Medieval date. The exterior of the bowl, including the base, is sub-circular with a varying wall thickness of between 95 and 160mm. The interior and exterior of the bowl have been shaped by pecking. It is possible the bowl may have been a crudely worked font, but is more likely to have been utilised for some domestic or production activity.


The bowl can be paralleled with a similar, but rectangular worked stone bowl, part of which was found re-used in the make up of a 10th century house floor at the recent excavations at Glyn, Llanbedrgoch, Anglesey (Redknap, forthcoming).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 410
Date to: AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 390 mm
Thickness: 280 mm
Weight: 30 g
Diameter: 250 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th April 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Anglesey (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llangoed (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SH6078
Four figure Latitude: 53.280436
Four figure longitude: -4.101278
1:25K map: SH6078
1:10K map: SH67NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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