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Metalworking material: CM.1943-2008

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Current Location: In storage



A silver melt in the form of a droplet with evidence of where it has been cut off. Although the date listed is uncertain, evidence from the site at Torksey suggests that metalworking took place there in the Viking-Age. This material can be tentatively associated with this activity.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey


500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 1.60 g
Whole Object Height 4 mm Length 12 mm Width 6 mm

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Accession number: CM.1943-2008
Primary reference Number: 183721
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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