KENT-E9C942: Cast lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: KENT-E9C942

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast lead alloy weight or spindle whorl, recent work suggests a possible date of c.500-1000 AD, as it fits Walton Rogers type A1.

Description: The object is hemispherical in shape with a central circular hole (diameter: 8.94mm) through the thickness of the object. The back is flat. The object appears to be un-decorated.

Dimensions: Diameter 25.80mm, width: 9.98mm, weight: 26.96g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 500
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9.98 mm
Weight: 26.96 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Eastry (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3049
Four figure Latitude: 51.1939061
Four figure longitude: 1.29042058
1:25K map: TR3049
1:10K map: TR34NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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