KENT-B376FD: KENT-B376FD

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SOCKETED AXEHEAD

Unique ID: KENT-B376FD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a Bronze Age cast copper alloy axe, probably from a socketed axe dating from the Late Bronze Age, i.e. c. 1000-800BC. The fragments is very worn and has been broken away by an old break. The axe splays evenly from the rectangular socket towards the rounded cutting edge. The rest of the blade, mouth, moulding and side loop are all missing.

The fragment is 34.5mm long, 32.6mm wide, 12.7mm thick and weighs 36.47 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.5 mm
Width: 32.6 mm
Thickness: 12.7 mm
Weight: 36.47 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Herne and Broomfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1766
Four figure Latitude: 51.35162233
Four figure longitude: 1.11497745
1:25K map: TR1766
1:10K map: TR16NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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