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Artifact ID BPT 0014B/0067
Class flat
Material copper-base
Site Ban Phak Top
Period Early Period

Alloy: bronze.
Where Cut: not cut; all in sample
How Mounted: lengthwise
Structure: As-cast.
Metallographic description: Fine dendritic structure with very heavy interdendritic corrosion. In some areas, corrosion has etched strain marks. No coring evident. There are long strands and islands of twinned redeposited copper in one long crack that covers the length of the sample.

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