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AXEHEAD

Unique ID: NMS-60D75C

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

Fragment of a Middle - Late Bronze Age copper alloy axehead dating to the period c. 900 - 600 BC. Corner fragment with old breaks on all edges. Casting seam visible on the outer face. Mottled dark green patina with slight greyish sheen.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.3 mm
Width: 17.8 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Tuesday 15th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND15012019JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
Parish or ward: Exning (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6167
Four figure Latitude: 52.27757201
Four figure longitude: 0.35851052
1:25K map: TL6167
1:10K map: TL66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
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