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Record ID: NMGW-F1F9EE
Object type: PIN
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
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Copper alloy cast pin, probably Medieval, possibly of 14th or early 15th century date The pin is complete, with a slightly distorted shank (with a length of 142.4mm and a weight of 6.3g). The copper alloy head is globular or of flattened-spherical (with a diameter of 8.3mm and a height of 6.6mm). There is no applied decoration evident on the head. The shank is also of copper alloy and has a fairly consistent diameter, but narrows slightly along its length (with a diameter beneath the head of 2.5mm and 2.3mm at its midsection) before converging to the tip. The surface is poorly pr…
Created on: Thursday 26th February 2015
Last updated: Thursday 26th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-7384A9
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
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Copper alloy object, possibly a surgical implement of Roman date The object is fragmentary, broken or cut on one end and is slightly distorted (with a distorted length of 118.6mm and a weight of 2.4g). Approximately half of the abject is circular-sectioned (1.6mm diameter) and the other half is flattened with a subtle midrib on one face and flat on the opposite face (with a width of 2.7mm and a thickness of 1.2mm). The midrib ends before the break, where the object is slightly thicker (at 1.9mm) possibly because of cutting with a pliers or similar tool. The surface has been strip…
Created on: Friday 20th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 20th February 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-924E02
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
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Decorative copper alloy terminal or handle of uncertain date, possibly post medieval The item is part of a composite object (with a length of 35.9mm and a weight of 8.4g). The object is hollow and contains remnants of a shaft, probably of wood. The mouth is now distorted and closed (with a length of 14.2mm and a compressed thickness of 4.2mm). The object then narrows before flaring out at the rounded and thickened end (with a maximum thickness of 10.6mm). The object has a corroded perforation on one side and one face has a decorative incised border, now worn. The surface is dark grey…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd August 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 10th August 2011
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Record ID: PUBLIC-6DA0F3
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
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Lead alloy button of uncertain date, probably medieval or early Post Medieval The button is complete (with an overall depth of 12.1mm and a weight of 14.6g). The head is sub-circular (with a diameter of 28.6mm - 29.6mm and 5mm thick). The face is slightly convex and is decorated with three cast concentric ribs around a central knop. The underside has a comparatively heavy attachment loop (6.8mm thick, 13.7mm long and 6.8mm high) of D-shaped section. The perforation (3.3mm diameter) has been cast by inserting a rod into the mold, which has formed the parallel ribs, or guides running i…
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2011
Last updated: Thursday 21st July 2011
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Record ID: PUBLIC-C883C5
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
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Medieval to post medieval copper alloy looped fitting The fitting is complete (with a length of 25.2mm, a depth of 8.0mm, a thickness of 1.5mm and a weight of 2.2g). The fitting resembles a fish shape with a sub-triangular terminal (giving the fitting a maximum width of 12.3mm) and is gently convex across its width. On the rear (near the pointed end) is an integral, circular sectioned loop (8.2mm wide, 1.8mm diameter and 6.4mm high) defining a circular aperture (4.4mm diameter). Little of the original surface survives on the fitting and no applied decoration is discernible. The s…
Created on: Thursday 30th June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 7th July 2011
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Record ID: PUBLIC-0A5C65
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy looped fitting, probably from a vessel of uncertain date. The loop is cast and is complete (with an overall length of 31.2mm and a weight of 25.2g). The loop is oval (with a height of 26.4mm and a width of 30.6mm; 13.9mm x 17.4mm internal) and is comparatively substantial with a sub-oval section (7.9mm wide and 6.7mm thick). Wear facets are now difficult to discern on the interior of the loop. The loop was attached by an integral rivet, which has been peened-over on the face. The inside end of the rivet also has a linear incised line, perpendicular to the axis of the lo…
Created on: Tuesday 21st June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2011
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Record ID: PUBLIC-CA7087
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Prehistoric retouched flint flake The flake has two areas of cortex surviving on corners. The retouch is crude and confined to two of the tree edges. The grey brown flint is unpatinated
Created on: Monday 6th June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 7th July 2011
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