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Artifact ID BCES 0591/1981
Class bangle
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BCES
Period Middle Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: cross section of shaft
How Mounted: cross-section mounted cut side up
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Cored dendritic structure with long dendrites. Extensive interdendritic corrosion has eaten away any trace of second phase. What may be tiny dots of lead are scattered about in the alpha and the corroded zone.

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