DOR-D665B8: Copper alloy spoon.

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Unique ID: DOR-D665B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of off-set spoon dating to the Roman period. Part of the fig-shaped bowl, the curved off-set and the stub of the handle remain. The handle is rectangular in cross section. The off set continues as a slight ridge at the rear of the bowl. The bowl is gently concave. There are traces of white metal coating on the surfaces.
Reference: Read. B, 2016, pg.100, no.704.
Date: Roman c. AD 100 - 400
Dimensions: 27.21mm x 15.46mm x 7.09mm.
Weight: 2.42g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Exactly AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.21 mm
Width: 15.46 mm
Thickness: 7.09 mm
Weight: 2.42 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
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: 8 months ago

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