DENO-C455CE: Unidentified object

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Unique ID: DENO-C455CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy fragment of uncertain date and function. Possibly part of a vessel or figurine. It has irregular curvature and there are raised ridges which could be moulded decoration. All surfaces are abraded and have heavy green patina. The fragment is tongue-shaped and is 42 mm in length, 19 mm in width and 3 mm thick. Weight is 14.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 14.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8764

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: East Nottinghamshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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