SUR-43E3A2: Late bronze age: Chape

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Unique ID: SUR-43E3A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn Late Bronze Age sword scabbard chape with a prominent rounded midrib. The chape is narrow and tapering and both ends are missing. The weight of 15.67g includes black material, possibly charcoal or burnt clay from casting, which fills the central hollow.

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 600 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 62.14 mm
Width: 15.44 mm
Thickness: 9.94 mm
Weight: 15.67 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-1134

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: East Garston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3680
Four figure Latitude: 51.51778
Four figure longitude: -1.482568
1:25K map: SU3680
1:10K map: SU38SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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