BUC-24A5D1: Unknown knife

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Unique ID: BUC-24A5D1

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of the iron blade of a knife or tool. The blade has a short rectangular-sectioned tang remaining. It is difficult to see the original edges of the blade due to the presence of corrosion products.

Class: Blade

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.85 mm
Thickness: 9.81 mm
Weight: 27.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Wrought
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sherington

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
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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