SF-9320FF: Medieval to Post medieval spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SF-9320FF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A lead possibly Medieval to Post medieval spindle whorl. It is plano-convex in shape with a sub-cylindrical perforation in the centre, which slightly tapers towards the convex edge.The sides are decorated with two longitudinal close raised lines.

Given the absence of further details visible it is difficult to assign a close date. It is dated to AD 1000-1800

Diameter: 29.75 mm

Height: 10.42 mm

Thickness: 9.90 mm

Weight: 39.82 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 10.42 mm
Thickness: 9.9 mm
Weight: 39.82 g
Diameter: 29.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 054
Other reference: Finds reference SS14 279

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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