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Artifact ID BC 0677/1052
Class amorphous
Material copper-base
Site Ban Chiang BC
Period Early Period-Middle Period

Alloy: bronze or copper
Where Cut: in half
How Mounted: both halves mounted cut side up in same mount
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Large heavily cored dendrites, with grain boundaries numerous and no sign of a second phase, though extensive corrosion may have removed these. Cast, relatively slow cooling.

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