KENT-4EB4B1: Lead Alloy pot mend. Front view.

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Unique ID: KENT-4EB4B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, age uncertain, crudely cast, lead alloy probable pot mend or repair. The pot mend is oval shape, medium size with a recess between inner and outer surfaces to form a rivet to repair a hole in a ceramic pot. There is some cooling contraction marks on one side forming a slightly concave surface. The pot mend is an attractive pale grey with a matt surface. This object is of uncertain date possibly Roman to Post Medieval. The object is 24.35mm long, 21.55mm wide, 9.04mm thick, diameter 24.35mm and weighs 22.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.35 mm
Width: 21.55 mm
Thickness: 9.04 mm
Weight: 22.9 g
Diameter: 24.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th July 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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