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The characterisation of a Bronze Age weapon hoard

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The study described here is based on the proposition that all events in the life of a bronze artefact, from the moment it was cast to the time it became available for characterisation, have the potential to leave a trace that can be identified by one or more metallographic methods. The hoard presented here was found at Waterden, Norfolk, England by metal detecting and excavation after it was scattered by the plough. The find comprises 201 fragments from approximately 130 swords and spearheads...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Materials
Role:
Author
Volume:
712
Pages:
159-165
Publication date:
2002-01-01
ISSN:
0272-9172
URN:
uuid:cf74f02c-4089-42ca-8f18-5f125eeb28f7
Source identifiers:
11451
Local pid:
pubs:11451
ISBN:
1-55899-648-6

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