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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-8A4BBD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of copper alloy metalworking debris of uncertain date. Very irregular in shape with a heavily pitted and corroded surface. Undiagnostic debris such as this can only be assigned a very broad Bronze Age to post-medieval date range.

Length: 31.21mm, width: 16.73mm, thickness: 7.79mm, weight: 15.31g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa 2350 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.21 mm
Width: 16.73 mm
Thickness: 7.79 mm
Weight: 15.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
To be known as: Tolleshunt D'arcy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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