LEIC-96FEBA: Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: LEIC-96FEBA

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Early medieval/medieval lead alloy spindle whorl, 22mm in diamater and 10mm thick with a weight of 50.26grams. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section with a central circular hole, 10mm in diameter. The object is decorated on one side with a series of raised straight lines, in groups of at least two running parallel, which are arranged running in four directions around the central hole, so that they cross over each other.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 50.26 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd March 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Erewash (District)
To be known as: Derbyshire

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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