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Artifact ID BCES 0799/2549
Class bangle
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BCES
Period Late Period

Alloy: bronze or copper
Where Cut: cross section of shaft
How Mounted: cross-section mounted cut side up
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Cored dendrites with extensive corrosion. Several rice grain impressions (Naomi Miller, personal communication) can be found in the corrosion on the convex surface. This artifact was in contact with rice grains while it corroded.

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