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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Ingot; lead; boat-shaped.

  • Date

    • 1597 (pre)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 55 centimetres
    • Weight: 44.5 kilograms
  • Curator's comments

    See P J Craddock and D R Hook, 'Ingots from the Sea: The British Museum collection of ingots', the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 1987, Vol 16, no3, p.201-206.

  • Location

    On display: G46/dc15

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    From the Spanish ship St Bartholomew, lost in 1597 off St Mary's Road, Isles of Scilly.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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