LON-F5E519: Fragment of Post Medieval (c.AD 15-16th Century) knife handle, mount shaped like a horse's hoof.

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KNIFE

Unique ID: LON-F5E519

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

Fragment of Post Medieval (c.AD 15-16th Century) knife handle, mount shaped like a horse's hoof. Object is dark olive green and has a slot cut into one end to accomodate the knife tang.

Height: 9.51mm, Width: 7.58mm, Thickness: 5.61mm, Weight: 2.2g

These knife terminals are a common find and a number are recorded on the database, see also: BERK-E50CC7; DENO-F440A1; ESS-424506; FAKL-00F147; HAMP-462E17; HAMP-B517E3; HAMP-BEDF36; HESH-EBB148; IOW-062595; IOW-3316F4; IOW-F17917; LEIC-ED0FC4; LON-B17385; LON-3D5421; NLM-38B017; SF-388A25;SF-E8A4B6; SOM-479FAE; SUR-48D675; SUR-AE3B12; SUSS-7F2697; SWYOR-B0CBB1; WAW-E61B34; WILT-98D506 and WMID-8E7D38.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 9.51 mm
Width: 7.58 mm
Thickness: 5.61 mm
Weight: 2.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Greenwich West (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3878
Four figure Latitude: 51.48412374
Four figure longitude: -0.01394376
1:25K map: TQ3878
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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