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METAL WORKING DEBRIS

Unique ID: SF-FD6215

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

A copper-alloy metal working debris fragment, dating to the Bronze Age to the Post Medieval period. It is sub-rectangular with irregular and slightly undulated sides. The reverse face is flat while the front face is rippled and irregular. The fragment is abraded and pitted as well.

It is dated to 2500 BC-AD 1800.

Length: 31.75 mm

Width: 19.20 mm

Thickness: 4.04 mm

Weight: 8.36 g

Class: Langton Down

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: 31.75 mm
Width: 19.2 mm
Thickness: 4.04 mm
Weight: 8.36 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th June 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 072
Other reference: Finds reference CF17 041

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: Eyke

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: 12 months ago

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