MAS-100018: MAS-100018; Guernsey; Costrel; Image 1 of 2

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COSTREL

Unique ID: MAS-100018

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A salt-glazed stoneware barrel costrel, almost certainly German and probably dating to the 17th century. Recovered in 1966 during a dive at a depth of approximately 50-60 ft, and found in association with two lots of cannon, cannonballs and lead sheeting.

Class: Container
Sub class: Food and liquid storage container
Inscription: EM

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Submitted as wreck to the Receiver of Wreck

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th October 2016

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Stoneware
Manufacture method: Moulded
Completeness: Incomplete

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Audit data

Recording Institution: MAS
Created: Friday 21st October 2016
Updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018

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