SF-F8026B: Casting waste of uncertain date

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Unique ID: SF-F8026B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Seven medium-sized to small pieces of copper-alloy slag and casting waste of possible Bronze Age to Roman date, c. 1550 BC-410 AD. All are of irregular form and very porus, with dark green patinas. Combined weight; 304g. Found in relatively close proximity to SF-F7E3AF.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 1550 BC
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 7
Weight: 304 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Cavendish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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