LIN-96E10A: A Medieval to Modern unknown object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LIN-96E10A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An unidentified lead object, possibly a terminal, of unknown date. The object is made up of two strips of crudely shaped lead folded around each other. The primary piece has a rounded pointed end which has been folded around upon itself. Underneath this folded end is a secondary smaller strip of lead which has been folded around the larger strip, underneath the folded tip, with its terminals not quite meeting on the face of the larger strip. The reverse of the object has a slight lip at the end opposite the folded tip. There is also a cut or tear on the face of the object at this same end.

The overall dimensions are as follows: 37.54mm in length, 12.26mm in width, 8.93mm in thickness and 10.8g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.54 mm
Width: 12.26 mm
Thickness: 8.93 mm
Weight: 10.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Caistor

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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