Record Details

NHER Number:2512
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age metal finds

Summary

A Bronze Age looped copper alloy palstave and a shield ornament were found on West Dereham Fen in 1935.

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Location

Parish:WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Bronze looped palstave from West Dereham Fen. Exhibited at Prehistoric Society meeting on 18 December 1935. (140mm long, 62mm wide). Shield ornament (purchased).
Bronze Index (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • PALSTAVE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • SHIELD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Dereham West.
<S1>Unpublished document: British Museum. National Bronze Index.

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