FAKL-AAA2C5: Medieval casket moun

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Unique ID: FAKL-AAA2C5

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval casket mount, copper alloy with traces of iron nails/rivets. The object is Y shaped, one end being divided with a rivet hole in each limb. Its limbs are ornamented with lateral spurs with further spurs either side of the the main, slightly expanded, bar and at its end. The mount is heavily corroded with much loss of surface. Length 43.6mm, Width 18.3mm, Thickness 1.9mm, Mass 5.05g. A similar casket mount is illustrated by Egan (2010, 69, Fig. 50, No. 150) where it is dated to c. 1200-1230.

Class: Casket

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.6 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 5.05 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 894

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Woolley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3113
Four figure Latitude: 53.61263951
Four figure longitude: -1.53290055
1:25K map: SE3113
1:10K map: SE31SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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