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Metalworking material: CM.1971-2008

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Current Location: In storage



A shapeless melt of copper-alloy. 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 copper alloy Weight 11.19 g
Whole Object Height 8 mm Length 20 mm Width 16 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1971-2008
Primary reference Number: 183844
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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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