Details for surface detail Incised or engraved or chased

Use for items that have had grooves cut (rather than cast) into them. These terms are used in various ways, but in theory 'engraving' involves the removal of a tiny amount of metal, and chasing does not - the metal is just pushed aside by the tool. It is not usually possible to tell these apart once an item has been worn or polished. Don't use the word 'chased' in the Object Description field without an explanation of what you mean - it is not a widely understood term.

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Record: NARC-5C30D4
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Description: An incomplete cast copper-alloy Mount or E…
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Record: NARC-5C0816
Object type: AMULET
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete copper alloy Amulet, of Roman d…
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Record: SUR-5962C3
Object type: VESSEL
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: An engraved and curved copper alloy fragme…
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Record: SF-07304D
Object type: STIRRUP
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Description: An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval …
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