DOR-7D9C3B: Roman  palstave axehead.

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Unique ID: DOR-7D9C3B

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A fragment of copper alloy palstave axehead. The tapering butt and partial side flanges only remaining.The surface has a patchy smooth brown patina with areas of spreading green corrosion.
Date: Middle Bronze Age - 1600 - 1000 BC
Dimensions 42.22 mm x 23.78 mm x 14.01 mm
Weight: 40.33 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 1600 BC
Date to: Circa 1000 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.22 mm
Width: 23.78 mm
Thickness: 14.01 mm
Weight: 40.33 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017588

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Clifton Maybank (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5812
Four figure Latitude: 50.90593386
Four figure longitude: -2.59869842
1:25K map: ST5812
1:10K map: ST51SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
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Updated: About one month ago

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