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Key Information

Object Name:
Location on Display:
Hull and East Riding Museum - Hasholme Boat Gallery
Accession No:
Brief Description:
Lead Pig, inscribed: C.IVL.PROTI.BRIT.LVT.EX.ARG. Found at Haven Avenue, Brough, East Yorkshire in 1939. Roman.

Physical Information

Sandy-grey coloured lead pig. there is slight damage to one top corner. The inscription on the top surface is a raised text printed into a sunken rectangle. The inscription is very well preserved. Texts in black ink on sides read: 'Roman pig of lead, Brough. 1940. 190lbs 5oz (6)' and ''1002.42/1'. In bottom row of lead pigs as displayed (04/10/16).


Type Height Width Depth Diameter Weight
Approximate measurement 590[mm] 140[mm] 127[mm] 86.2[kg]