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Artifact ID BCES 0302/0799
Class bangle
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BCES
Period Middle Period-Late Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: cross section of shaft
How Mounted: cross-section mounted cut side up
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Cored dendrites; at 400x, a bit of alpha+delta eutectoid can be seen, mostly on the periphery. Some of the grains on the edge show strain markings. Some bits of redeposited copper lie in the voids.

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