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Melt: CM.1964-2008

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Small circular copper-alloy melt. 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

Dating

500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of Lead-alloy Weight 0.66 g
Whole Object Diameter 6 mm Height 4 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1964-2008
Primary reference Number: 183839
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Audit data

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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