LVPL-AD3630: Bronze Age casting waste

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Unique ID: LVPL-AD3630

Object type certainty: Certain
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Four fragments of copper alloy casting waste. The fragments were one object upon discovery and have since broken and seperated. Each fragment is irregular in plan and hs a mid-green patina.

Dimensions: Large: 28mm x 30mm

Medium: 11mm x 15mm

2 X small: 10-15mm

Combined weight: 17.5g

Due to the nature of this find an exact date can not be given. However a Bronze Age flanged axehead LVPL-AC4D8B was recovered from the same field suggesting an early date is possible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st June 2019 - Friday 21st June 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Macclesfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 17 days ago
Updated: 17 days ago

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