PUBLIC-7CA9AC: Medieval lead pilgrims ampulla

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

Possibly a fragment of a Pilgrim's lead Ampulla.

The fragment was originally round but has been squashed flat. The piece is in a trapezoidal shape and would likely have been the top of th Ampulla, due to there being only one side of a break edge whilst the other is intact.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 2 mm
Height: 18 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 10.69 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Riseholme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9874
Four figure Latitude: 53.25397065
Four figure longitude: -0.53254196
1:25K map: SK9874
1:10K map: SK97SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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