BH-A097B4: Undated tool or pin

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PIN

Unique ID: BH-A097B4

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

A copper-alloy pin or tool of uncertain date. No parallel could be found for this piece which may be associated with metalworking or leatherworking. The head of the object is conical, tapering to a rounded point at the top. The shaft is of circular section and extends to a sharp point. The artefact measures 46.6mm long, 4.5mm wide and weighs 2.63g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.6 mm
Width: 4.5 mm
Weight: 2.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/201 - 21

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: North Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Thursday 2nd November 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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