WILT-7225AA: Awl of uncertain date

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AWL

Unique ID: WILT-7225AA

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A copper alloy Roman to medieval (AD c.43-c.1500) awl. Overall, the awl measures 48.3mm long, 5.5mm wide and 5.2mm thick. It weighs 4.69g. The awl is rectangular in cross-section for half its length and circular in cross-section for the other half. Each half narrows to a point. The rectangular cross-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: 48.3 mm
Width: 5.5 mm
Thickness: 5.2 mm
Weight: 4.69 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4275

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Deverills

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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