DOR-B405E2: Medieval to Post Medieval vessel leg from a cauldron or skillet

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VESSEL

Unique ID: DOR-B405E2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy leg from a metal cooking vessel such as a cauldron or skillet. It has a D-shaped cross section with the flat side at the back. The back has a slight longitudinal groove. The front of the leg is decorated with five parallel longitudinal ribs with the central one being slightl wider than the others. The foot is rounded and asymmetrical from wear. It would have been one of three on a complete vessel.
Date: Medieval to Post Medieval - c. 1250 - 1700
Dimensions: 37.78 mm x 22.74 mm x 12.00 mm
Weight: 45.67 mm

Class: Cauldron or skillet
Sub class: Leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.78 mm
Width: 22.74 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
Weight: 45.67 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 020665

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Marnhull

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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: DOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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