LEIC-9EA974: 9EA974 medieval whetstone

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Unique ID: LEIC-9EA974

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Medieval whetstone, 49mm long and 15mm wide. The object is made from a metamorphic rock and has a sub rectangular form with rounded edges, worn down from use. It has a 10mm hole in the centre of one end. It matches one in Allan 1984, 31 and 295.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1300
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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