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FLAT AXEHEAD

Unique ID: SUR-0A7938

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A fragment of a thin cast copper alloy Bronze Age axehead, of flat type and dating from the Early Bronze Age (c. 2200-1700 BC). The axehead has curved, diverging sides with a curved and splayed cutting edge. The axe has a rectangular profile and is 16.4mm wide at the break. There is a slight curve to the side profile of the body of the axe which suggests it had become slightly bent, perhaps in use and perhaps leading to the breakage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2200 BC
Date to: Circa 1700 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.9 mm
Width: 37 mm
Thickness: 9.1 mm
Weight: 44.77 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Waverley (District)
Parish or ward: Cranleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0837
Four figure Latitude: 51.12211491
Four figure longitude: -0.45820206
1:25K map: TQ0837
1:10K map: TQ03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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