NARC-A547BB: NARC-A547BB : Slag : Bronze Age-Post-Medieval

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-A547BB

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

An amorphic piece of copper alloy Slag of Unknown date (1150 BC-AD 1750). The surface is characterised by lumps and hollows. The slag has a deep green and brown colour with a pitted patina. The back of the object is flatted while the front is convex. Scientific analysis of the elemental composition of the copper alloy would allow a more accurate date to be suggested.

Length: 39.86mm, Width: 34.54mm, Thickness: 5.69mm, Weight: 13.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa 1150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.86 mm
Width: 34.54 mm
Thickness: 5.69 mm
Weight: 13.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9383
Four figure Latitude: 52.43707111
Four figure longitude: -0.63338378
1:25K map: SP9383
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: NARC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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