ESS-5A3CD3: scabbard chape

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Unique ID: ESS-5A3CD3

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Bronze Age cast copper alloy scabbard chape fragment. Weight 16.78. Length 33mm


Not seen by FLO

Part of a dispersed hoard found prior to the 2003 amendment to the Treasure Act, therefore does not qualify as treasure.

The thirteen other items included in this hoard are listed below:

ESS- 5AD352

Class: chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33 mm
Weight: 16.78 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Kate Orr
Identified by: Kate Orr
Secondary identifier: Mr Mike Cuddeford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref: 021-BAG 2-0001

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Good Easter (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6213
Four figure Latitude: 51.792196
Four figure longitude: 0.347599
1:25K map: TL6213
1:10K map: TL61SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found between 1990 and 1996
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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