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Artifact ID BCES 0278/0729
Class amorphous
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BCES
Period Middle Period-Late Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: in half lengthwise
How Mounted: cross-section mounted cut side up
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Cored dendritic, with remains of alpha+delta eutectoid. Twinned redeposited copper fills some shrinkage and corrosion voids. Possibly there are globules of lead as well.


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