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Artifact ID BCES 0364/1010
Class amorphous
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BCES
Period Middle Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: in half
How Mounted: cross-section mounted cut side up
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Long, narrow, cored dendrites, with many small patches of alpha+delta eutectoid. There is interdendritic corrosion, along with gas and shrinkage porosity. A few of the pores have been occupied by small bits of twinned redeposited copper.


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