NLM-B1D496: Roman Pot Mend

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VESSEL

Unique ID: NLM-B1D496

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead vessel repair or pot mend. A cast plug to mend a hole in a vessel wall of thickness c.4mm, with a neat external finish and less tidy within where the lead has been poured. Lightly patinated.The small size and neat finish may hint at a Roman date. Suggested date: Roman, 43-410.

Length: 26.2mm, Width: 19.2mm, Thickness: 12.8mm, Weight: 30.63gms

Class: Pot Mend

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.2 mm
Width: 19.2 mm
Thickness: 12.8 mm
Weight: 30.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38404

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 Brookenby

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

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