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CANDLE HOLDER

Unique ID: SF-9665FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy Medieval to Post Medieval candle holder. It has a hollow structural section and a cylindrical shape, tapering towards the deep end. Below the outer face of the bottom there is an integral projecting stub. The sides of the main body are decorated with a series of circumferencial grooves and raised lines marking the top, the center and the bottom. The sides and the upper edge have some old dentings.

The attachment to a branched candlestick was assured by inserting the stub in a hole in the end of the branching arm. See parallel in PAS database SF-E8F481.

The date is AD 1400-1600.

Diameter: 21.39 mm

Height: 39.43 mm

Thickness of the body: 2.20 mm

Weight: 27.84 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 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 39.43 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 27.84 g
Diameter: 21.39 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 276

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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

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