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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Ingot; lead; boat-shaped, asymmetrical form; flat upper surface with two stamps.

  • Date

    • 1627 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 70 centimetres
    • Width: 20 centimetres
    • Height: 8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        B B
      • Inscription Comment

        Crowned and with star.
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    8 April 2005

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Remove dust and examine for active corrosion.


    All in robust condition with large patches of marine concretion over most surfaces also light coat of dust.

    Treatment details

    Dust removed by light brushing with hog-hair artist brush and vacuum cleaner. NO active corrosion seen.

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  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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