SUR-07BA47: Bronze age: Chape

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Unique ID: SUR-07BA47

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A copper alloy apparent scabbard chape of uncertain date.

Dot Boughton comments: The patina and shape doesn't quite fit in with Late Bronze Age bag-shaped chapes and is more likely a chape of unknown or post-med date. Other Bronze Age bag-shaped chapes are just a bit more pointed at the top and they are often decorated with a groove or moulding or mouth moulding or even punched circlets, but this example is very plain.

Class: Chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.37 mm
Height: 18.03 mm
Width: 9.65 mm
Weight: 8.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th April 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Leisure Promotions at East Stratton, Hants 15th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 135

Materials and construction

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

Spatial data

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References cited

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