WILT-899687: Bronze Age: Blade fragment

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BLADE

Unique ID: WILT-899687

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a copper-alloy blade, possible Bronze Age in date, dating to the period c.1500BC - c.1100BC.

The blade appears to be in an elongated oval and is rectangular in cross section. The blade narrows from 1.75mm thick in the centre of the blade to 0.4mm thick at the edges. One oval tip is incomplete.

Length: 57.59mm, Width: 15.17mm, Thickness: 1.75mm, Weight: 5.34g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1500 BC
Date to: Circa 1100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57.59 mm
Width: 15.17 mm
Thickness: 1.79 mm
Weight: 5.34 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2016-82

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8734
Four figure Latitude: 51.10514915
Four figure longitude: -2.18705796
1:25K map: ST8734
1:10K map: ST83SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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