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Artifact ID DK 120/310
Class wire/rod
Material copper-base
Site Don Klang
Period Late Period

Alloy: high-tin bronze
Where Cut: cross section of shaft
How Mounted: lengthwise
Structure: Hot-worked and quenched.
Metallographic description: This is a high tin beta-martensite bronze. Needles can be seen only on the edges. The alpha, which is in some places is twinned, is aligned longitudinally. At high magnification grain boundaries can be seen in the dark gamma matrix.

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