IOW-501DF7: Unknown: Unidentified Object

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Unique ID: IOW-501DF7

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

A complete copper-alloy unidentified object of Unknown date and uncertain function.

This object is chisel-like and is square and also rectangular in cross-section. The edges are sharp. The narrow end is square and flares to the wider end where it is pointed and splayed. On one face at the splayed end an oblique step may be a casting imperfection.

The object is reddish brown with light and mid-green corrosion products.

Length: 26.3mm; width: 4.9mm; thickness: 2.7mm. Weight: 1.12g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.3 mm
Width: 4.9 mm
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 1.12 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th August 2018 - Sunday 19th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-8-70

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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