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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-D42EFA

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

A possible copper-alloy metalworking debris fragment, dating to the Bronze Age to the Post- Medieval period. It is a solid cylindrical bar with lumps and traces of corrosion on the surface.

The object might also be the remains of a short tool, like a awl, which have been discarded. It is dated to 2500 BC- AD 1800.

Length: 43.11 mm

Diameter: 8.48 mm

Weight: 16.82 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa 2500 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.11 mm
Weight: 16.82 g
Diameter: 8.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS14 222

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

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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