WILT-15C64C: Bronze Age gouge

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Unique ID: WILT-15C64C

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A nearly complete cast copper-alloy socketed gouge dating to c. 1000 to 650 BC. The gouge is oval in cross ssection and narrows from the base to the tip. On both sides are visible small ribs, residue of the casting process. The tip of the object is thinner than the body and is U-shape in cross section with a central groove that is 6,50mm in length and narrows down through the body, disappearing before reaching the base. The gourge has not been finished as elements from the casting process have not been removed.

It measures 46.04mm in length, 10.91mm in width, 2.23mm in thick and weighs 22.77g.

Similar examples are recorded on PAS database as WILT-FF82BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 650 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.04 mm
Width: 10.91 mm
Thickness: 2.23 mm
Weight: 22.77 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Cristina Sanna
Identified by: Miss Cristina Sanna

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4951

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1520
Four figure Latitude: 50.97921639
Four figure longitude: -1.78770725
1:25K map: SU1520
1:10K map: SU12SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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