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VESSEL

Unique ID: SF-706EBE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A rim sherd from a cast copper-alloy cooking vessel of Medieval date. A short length of the flaring, thickened, rim survives, the remainder of the object now missing due to old breaks. Both faces are worn but have traces of sooting, particularly on the exterior. This fragment measures 20.48mm in length, 45.34mm in width, 5.12mm in thickness, and 14.29g in weight. This is a rim sherd from a cooking vessel of probable Medieval date, c.13th-15th centuries AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.48 mm
Width: 45.34 mm
Thickness: 5.12 mm
Weight: 14.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Framlingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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