Record Details

NHER Number:20175
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman votive axe


Metal detecting in or before 1984 recovered a miniature cast copper alloy axe of Roman date. This is probably a votive object.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 75 03
Map Sheet:TF70SE

Full description

January 1984 or before. Just north of site NHER 20174. Found with metal detector. [1].
Miniature bronze axe, votive. Curved blade, cast in one piece with flattened cylindrical handle. Two incised circles with dot inside joined by incisded line on blade. Width across blade 2.5cm. Length of handle 3cm. Slide in KLM.
Identified and compiled by E.M. James (KLM), 13 February 1984.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • AXEHEAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CEREMONIAL OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MINIATURE OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VOTIVE MODEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

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

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