NLM-860832: Medieval possible Cauldron Leg

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Unique ID: NLM-860832

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Copper alloy possible vessel fragment. A small solid cast object of trapezoid section, broken at its slightly narrower end. This is possibly a fragment of a miniature cauldron leg; whether from a toy or an unusually small but full-sized vessel is uncertain. Smoothed by wear and abraded. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1500.

Height: 12.2mm, Width: 18.2mm, Thickness: 5.1mm, Weight: 4.59gms

Class: possibly cauldron leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 12.2 mm
Width: 18.2 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 4.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39923

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Calcethorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 months ago

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