Medieval 'Grotesque Mask' Shield-Shaped Lead Weight 024495

Medieval 'Grotesque Mask' Shield-Shaped Lead Weight 024495
Medieval 'Grotesque Mask' Shield-Shaped Lead Weight
Lead, 575 grams, 68.17 mm. Circa 12th-15th century AD. A cast lead shield-shaped weight with a grotesque mask to the obverse, displaying feline ears and rounded nose, puffed cheeks and pellet eyes. The reverse is undecorated. Reference: cf. heart-shaped weight in Read, B. Metal Artefacts of Antiquity, vol.1, Langport, 2001 item 852. Fine condition. Provenance: found Cambridgeshire, UK.

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