DOR-D64BFD: Copper alloy off-set spoon

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Unique ID: DOR-D64BFD

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An incomplete copper alloy off-set spoon. The stem is circular in cross section with a plain terminal (rat-tail) beyond which it is a 'twisted rod style. The stem is tapered from the bowl to the terminal. The fragment of the bowl is attached by a curving, hook-like, C-shaped off-set which has a rectangular cross section. The small fragment of the bowl is rounded on the upper edge, and concave.
ate: Late Roman c. 350 - 400
Dimensions: 116.4mm x 18.53mm x 3.47mm
Weight: 8.53g
Similar to database record WMID-F70F42 and to silver examples in the Hoxne Hoard of coins and metalwork buried in the 5th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 116.4 mm
Width: 18.53 mm
Thickness: 3.47 mm
Weight: 8.53 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019023

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Ashmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9016
Four figure Latitude: 50.94335087
Four figure longitude: -2.14370666
1:25K map: ST9016
1:10K map: ST91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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