LEIC-9F9AA7: 9F9AA7 IRON AGE COSMETIC MORTAR

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COSMETIC MORTAR

Unique ID: LEIC-9F9AA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron age copper alloy mortar, 67mm long, 11mm wide and 11mm thick with a weight of 30.02 grams. The object has a dark brown patina and is missing some of its surface. It is crescentic in form, being 11mm wide in the centre and tapering to a point at each end, 4mm thick. It has a central void with a curved base to accomodate the 'pestle' and has a central suspension loop, 14mm wide and 4mm in diameter which is missing its upper part. There is no decoration visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: 200 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 67 mm
Width: 11 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 30.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
To be known as: Sapcote

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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