LIN-7F6ABD: Early Medieval lead weight

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GAMING PIECE

Unique ID: LIN-7F6ABD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead gaming piece, possibly of late Early Medieval date. The object consists of a solid cone which has three turrets at the top.

This object is probably a Viking or Anglo-Scandinavian gaming piece. Similar items have been found at the Viking Winter Camp site at Torksey, and many others are recorded on the PAS database such as LEIC-3BDFB5 and LEIC-3BFC12.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 16 mm
Weight: 20.11 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Norton Disney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8559
Four figure Latitude: 53.12140904
Four figure longitude: -0.73132634
1:25K map: SK8559
1:10K map: SK85NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: LIN
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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