KENT-C30281: some slag

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Unique ID: KENT-C30281

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4 fragments of Copper-alloy slag of indeterminate age, c.2350BC - Present

Description:The Fragments are varied but all irregular in shape although most have very pourous typical of slag and all green with either a grey or brwn hue. Fragment 4 maybe more high metallic being far less porous and with more smooth edges than the other fragments..


Fragment 1: 73.58mm long, 65.63mm wide, 33.06mm thick and 200g in weight.

Fragment 2: 30.10mm long, 23.18mm wide, 4.16mm thick and 6.47g in weight.

Fragment 3: 2: 40.74mm long, 26.83mm wide, 12.7mm thick and 32.04g in weight.

Fragment 4: 52.57mmlong, 31.84mm wide, 23.41mm thick and 36.42g in weight.


Recorded due to close association with Roman site producing substantial metalwork.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa 2250 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1990

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4
Weight: 74.93 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8862
Four figure Latitude: 51.32602335
Four figure longitude: 0.69692841
1:25K map: TQ8862
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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