NLM-74889D: Undated Stone Muller or Grinder

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Unique ID: NLM-74889D

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Grey-green stone possible muller. A rounded possibly water-rolled pebble with a dull and speckled surface appearance, possibly with worn and in one case slightly concave faces, well-adapted to hold in the hand. This object was recovered as distinctively different from the local stones, and as such is probably a manuport [i.e. brought to the site by human agency]. Such stones might be retrieved as glacial erratics, and lent themselves to uses as rubbers, grinders and burnishers. They are noted particularly from contexts between the Iron Age and the Early Medieval period, though as a field find this piece lacks any contextual association. Suggested date: Unknown, Iron Age to Early Medieval, 800BC-AD1000.

Diameter: 53mm, Weight: 187.48gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 187.48 g
Diameter: 53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39813

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Ground/polished
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Low Burnham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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