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Table 1 Daily use of the objects as recognised by archaeologists, number of measurements, number of sub groups

From: Rings or daggers, axes or fibulae have a different composition? A multivariate study on Central Italy bronzes from eneolithic to early iron age

groups   n.measures n.sub.groups
groupsaxes, choppers, hatchets   42 9
poleaxes, spearheads   26 3
brooches and fragments   26 7
swords   23 8
knives, poignards   17 7
rings   12 3
razor   11 4
needles, pins   9 2
skull, ingots, metal foils   6 3
nail   6 1
iron damascene on bronze brooch   5 2
spring wire wound   5 1
sword sheath   4 1
arrowhead   4 2
sickle   2 1
earring   2 1
  total 200 55