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Metalworking material: CM.1974-2008

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

A sub-rectangular melt of lead-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

Dating

500 - 1499

Components of the work

Object composed of Lead-alloy Weight 4.64 g
Whole Object Height 4 mm Length 18 mm Width 10 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1974-2008
Primary reference Number: 183850
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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