Record Details

NHER Number:17828
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Bronze Age socketed spearhead

Summary

Metal detecting here in 1981 recovered the tip of a Middle Bronze socketed spearhead with rounded midrib and slightly bevelled blade.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 12 90
Map Sheet:TM19SW
Parish:TIBENHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Late November 1981. Found on surface of ploughed field with metal detecting.
Tip of bronze socketed spearhead, with rounded midrib and slightly bevelled blade.
Probably of Middle Bronze Age type.
Corroded with dark brown and green patina.
Two thick fragments of cast bronze of unknown function or date. Corroded, green and with black material adhering to one side.
A. Lawson (NAU) 11 December 1981.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
  • SPEAR (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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