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Artifact ID BC 0694/1203A
Class adze
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BC
Period Early Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: a v-shaped cut from blade edge
How Mounted: unknown
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Heavily corroded, clearly dendritic. No second phase visible. At 600x corroded strain markings can be discerned. No sign of working or annealing.

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