This folded piece of lead is a net weight. It would have foled around a cord forming the edge of a net. These nets were used for fishing but could also have been used for catching wild fowl.


  • Title: Net weight
  • Date Created: Roman
  • Location: Portchester Castle
  • Type: Net weight
  • Original Source: PORTCHESTER CASTLE
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Medium: Lead

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