LON-0856D6: Knife handle

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HANDLE

Unique ID: LON-0856D6

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A post medieval bone handle of a knife. The knife handle has an incised checkerboard pattern(with some lighter and darker brown areas)with a circular non-incised, bobbin-like top of variegated brown. The handle tapers slightly to the bottom, which is open with some corrosion.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Ante AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 61 mm
Weight: 6.4 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4471/13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Animal skeletal material
Manufacture method: Hand made

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
To be known as: Bankside

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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