LEIC-F41B99: Bronze age copper alloy chisel fragment, 1000-800 BC

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CHISEL

Unique ID: LEIC-F41B99

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Bronze age copper alloy chisel fragment, 21mm long, 19mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 13.3 grams. The fragment is sub rectangular in form and triangular in cross section, its thickness tapering from 8mm to 2mm . The object has one concaved surface and the other is slightly convex. The fragment is the very tip of a chisel blade and has broken cleanly across its width. It was probably similar to KENT-62F309 and SUR-519C20 when complete.

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 1000 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 13.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd July 2017 - Monday 3rd July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Melton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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