SF-6F6BC5: Bronze Age to post-Medieval casting jet or sprue

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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-6F6BC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy casting jet or sprue of Bronze Age or later date. Oval in plan with one flat face, rough to the touch and one tapering face, smooth to the touch triangular in section, measuring 37.6mm in length 25.4mm in width and 21.3mm in thickness, it is 39g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa 1500 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.6 mm
Width: 25.4 mm
Weight: 39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Shimpling

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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