LIN-176DBB: Roman to Medieval Awl

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AWL

Unique ID: LIN-176DBB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman to medieval (AD c.43-c.1500) awl. Overall, the awl measures 48.4mm long, 4.9mm wide and 4.6mm thick. It weighs 4.55g. The awl is mostly rectangular in section, narrowing at one end to a flat point, and at the other becoming circular in section and narrowing to a point. The flat point and the rectangular sectioned part would have formed the tang and would have been inserted into a handle and the other point would have been the functional end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48.4 mm
Width: 4.9 mm
Thickness: 4.6 mm
Weight: 4.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Field 2: 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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