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Weight: CM.1882-2008

Object information

Maker(s)

Ascribed culture Viking

Description

A flattened sphere copper-alloy weight (truncated sphere).

Notes

History note: Bought for £40

Find spot

  • Torksey, Lincolnshire

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early Medieval
800 - 999

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Weight 7.40 g
Whole Object Diameter 12 mm Height 7 mm

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1882-2008
Primary reference Number: 183739
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Weight" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/183739 Accessed: 2022-07-03 03:55:17

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