LVPL-C19FB1: Unknown date: harness fitting

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-C19FB1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A large cast copper alloy unidentified object of uncertain date. The object is D-shaped in plan and consists of a straight hexagonal sectioned side which narrows into a curved side with an undulating outer edge. File marks are visible on each face of the object. There is no visible wear where a connection/strap may have been attached. The object appears to be complete and has a dark green patina. Possible uses include harness or strap fitting.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 103.12 mm
Width: 50.54 mm
Thickness: 13.73 mm
Weight: 226.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Littleton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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