NLM-C1FF6C: Roman Whetstone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NLM-C1FF6C

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

Fine-grained compacted Sandstone, whetstone. A short bar hone of originally rectangular section, reduced to oval section towards one end by heavy wear. All four sides are lightly dished towards their centre by this use. The flat ends suggest the object is complete. Suggested date: Roman, 43-410

Length: 59.3mm, Width: 26.9mm, Thickness: 19.2mm, Weight: 61.33gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 59.3 mm
Width: 26.9 mm
Thickness: 19.2 mm
Weight: 61.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43195

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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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