LVPL-5B3919: Medieval unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-5B3919

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

A copper alloy object of uncertain function, probably of Medieval to Post-Medieval date. The object consists of a simple circular loop and an integral hook. The object is oval in cross-section and is complete. There is no visible decoration. An exact parallel has not been found for this type and other possible functions include clothing fastener and sword belt hanger.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.86 mm
Width: 19.52 mm
Thickness: 1.99 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th October 2014 - Sunday 19th October 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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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