LEIC-9B2161: Bronze age copper alloy axe fragment

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Unique ID: LEIC-9B2161

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Bronze age copper alloy flat? axe fragment. The fragment consists of a curved and slightly flared blade end on a rectangular cross sectioned solid body. The shape would suggest an early Bronze age date (2300-1700 BC), see YORYM-C26951 DUR-764732

Length: 44 mm, width: 35 mm, thickness: 14.0 mm, weight: 71.87 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Exactly 2300 BC
Date to: Circa 1700 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 35 mm
Thickness: 14 mm
Weight: 71.87 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4398
Four figure Latitude: 52.57812191
Four figure longitude: -1.36688022
1:25K map: SP4398
1:10K map: SP49NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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