WILT-4F42B3: Medieval to post medieval: Unidentifiable object

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Unique ID: WILT-4F42B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy fragment of an unidentifiable object of an uncertain date. The object is incomplete and has been deliberately broken. The surviving section has been folded in upon itself with two incomplete adjoinging perforations located at the break and the folded edge. The lower section terminated in a bevelled edge. The upper edge is incomplete with a rough edge, at the fold this section is smooth suggesting a deliberate cut before the remainder of the object was broken off.

No decoration is visible on the smooth outer face, internally the object where visble is undecorated and the patina is rough.

Overall, the maximum length of the object is 24.68mm, the maximum width is 21.65mm, the maximum thickness is 10.80mm, and the minimum thickness I 9.66mm. The fragment weighs 22.01g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1500 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.68 mm
Width: 21.65 mm
Thickness: 10.8 mm
Weight: 21.01 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5030

Materials and construction

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

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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