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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-9BE4E3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A globular fragment of copper-alloy metal working debris. It is roughly oval sectioned with a slight rectangular sprue at one end and irregular, corroded surfaces. The entire fragment measures 23.65mm in length, 16.33mm in width, 9.57mm in thickness and 10.49g in weight. It is of uncertain Bronze Age or later date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.65 mm
Width: 16.33 mm
Thickness: 9.57 mm
Weight: 10.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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

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