SF-9FFB87: Possible Bronze Age metal working debris

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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-9FFB87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy casting jet or sprue, possibly Bronze Age or later in date. It has an oval upper surface rough to the touch, 38.56mm by 28.19mm in size and two casting projectings on the other face which are parallel and oval in sectio, measuring 37.50mm in total length.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1150 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.5 mm
Width: 28.19 mm
Weight: 79.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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