LVPL-3D66CE: Uncertain date, unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-3D66CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead alloy object of uncertain date and function. The object consists of four conjoined oval projections each with a raised central pellet. The outer edges of the object are undulating and the rear is uneven and irregular. The object appears to be an unfinished peace where the edges have not been filed down and the ovals left un-separated (if they were intended to be separated) however its function is unknown.

Another possibility is that it a cast jet with the runners removed and therefore is casting waste. The object has a smooth mid-white patina.

Dimensions: 54mm in length, 14mm in width, 6mm thick, 20.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 20.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2015 - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Backford

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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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