BUC-4D21F2: Unidentified object

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Unique ID: BUC-4D21F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy unidentified object of unknown date. The object is cylindrical but solid, at one end there are four triangular projections, two of which have rounded knops on the terminal end. Inside the projections is hollow, with traces of corrosion. In the body of one of the projections is a circular indentation, possibly a ring and dot decoration. Below this is a circular perforation, this is mirrored on the opposite side of the object. At the opposite end of the cylinder the object ends in a worn break. Either side of this is a half circular globular projection, projecting out like wings and running from the top edge to the lower edge of the object. The outside of the object has a mid green patina, on the inside of the broken end it is a dark red brown colour. It measures 29.1mm in length, 15.4mm in width, 10.1mm in thickness and weighs 10.02g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: MODERN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.1 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 10.1 mm
Weight: 10.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4871

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Castlethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8043
Four figure Latitude: 52.07958892
Four figure longitude: -0.83403465
1:25K map: SP8043
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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