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Ingot fragment: CM.1954-2008

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Current Location: In storage


Viking (Ascribed culture)



A rounded terminal fragment broken from a possible ingot. The terminal is wider than the bar if it is an ingot. Cast lead-alloy.

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Early Medieval
800 - 999


Cast lead-alloy. The metal is a base metal of which a component appears to be lead.

Components of the work

Object composed of Lead-alloy Weight 8.79 g
Whole Object Height 4 mm Length 18 mm Width 14 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1954-2008
Primary reference Number: 183826
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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