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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SF-55CB7A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast lead spindle whorl of uncertain date. It is conical in form, unevenly cast with undecorated surfaces. At the centre of the whorl is a large circular aperture. The entire object measures 27.29mm in length, 19.73mm in width, 9.71mm in height, and 23.97g in weight. It may be of any date from the Roman period onward, with a Medieval or later date perhaps most plausible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.29 mm
Height: 9.71 mm
Width: 19.73 mm
Weight: 23.97 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Blythburgh

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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