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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
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Materials
Role:
Author
Journal:
MATERIALS ISSUES IN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY VI
Volume:
712
Pages:
159-165
Publication date:
2002-01-01
Event title:
6th Symposium on Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology held at the 2001 MRS Fall Meeting
ISSN:
0272-9172
Source identifiers:
11451
ISBN:
1558996486
Pubs id:
pubs:11451
UUID:
uuid:cf74f02c-4089-42ca-8f18-5f125eeb28f7
Local pid:
pubs:11451
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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